Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser
Madness and genius are often inexplicably intertwined, as was the case with brilliant jazz pianist Thelonious Monk, who spent his last years living as a virtual hermit. Straight, No Chaser's archival footage only hints at the madness to come. Interviews with Monk's family and collaborators complement footage shot in 1968 for German television in this music-filled portrait of talent and torment.
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- Charlotte Zwerin
- This movie is
PG-13Parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; cast and crew information.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it