Paris Blues

Paris Blues
Paris Blues

Year

1961

Duration

95 minutes

Genres

Drama, Romance

Language

English / French

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Synopsis

A follow up to Paul Newman's Oscar winning performance in The Hustler, this is a tale of two American friends torn between music and love. Expatriates Ram (Newman) and Eddie (Sidney Poitier) are jazz band-mates enjoying a carefree lifestyle in Paris. Whilst Ram is determined to earn his stripes as a respected composer, Eddie appreciates a city free from the racial tensions that so many black musicians were subjected to in 1950's United States. But big decisions come dramatically to the fore when two beautiful American tourists begin to loosen the musicians' tight grip on the French capital...

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