- Original title
- Running time
- 161 min.
- United States
Charlie Parker, Lennie Niehaus
Jack N. Green
Samuel E. Wright,
Arlen Dean Snyder,
Warner Bros. / Malpaso Productions
Drama | Biography. Music. Jazz. Alcoholism. Drugs. 1940s. 1950s
- Synopsis / Plot
- This film is a tribute to the life and genius of saxophonist great Charlie Parker. Bird is a collage of passages from Parker's remarkable life, from his childhood in Kansas City, through his tumultuous interracial relationship with Chan Richardson, to his tragic death at the age of 34.
: Academy Awards: Oscar Best Sound
: Golden Globes: Best Director. 3 Nominations
: Cannes Film Festival: Best Actor (Forest Whitaker) & Technical Prize
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Score and Best Sound
: César Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Supporting Actress (Diane Venora). 2 Nominations
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Actress (Venora) & Music Score
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