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MOVIE • THE COTTON CLUB

13th March 2020, 19.00 • Institut Francais Turquie - İzmir

Director: Francis Ford Coppola

The Cotton Club is a 1984 American crime-drama film centered on a Harlem jazz club of the 1930s, the Cotton Club. The film was co-written (with William Kennedy) and directed by Francis Ford Coppola, choreographed by Henry LeTang, and starred Richard GereGregory HinesDiane Lane, and Lonette McKee. The supporting cast included Bob HoskinsJames RemarNicolas CageAllen GarfieldLaurence FishburneGwen Verdon and Fred Gwynne.

The film was noted for its over-budget production costs, and took a total of five years to make. Nevertheless, critical reception for The Cotton Club was mostly positive; it was nominated for several awards, including Golden Globes for Best Director and Best Picture (Drama) and Oscars for Best Art Direction (Richard SylbertGeorge Gaines) and Best Film Editing.

 

 
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