Bird (movie)

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Directed byClint Eastwood
Produced byClint Eastwood
Written byJoel Oliansky
StarringForest Whitaker
Diane Venora
Music byLennie Niehaus
CinematographyJack N. Green
Edited byJoel Cox
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
September 30, 1988
Running time
161 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$9-$14.4 million[1]
Box office$2,181,286[2]

Bird is a 1988 American biographical movie. It was both directed and produced by Clint Eastwood. Bird was released on September 30, 1988. The movie is about the life and music of jazz saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker.

The movie got positive reviews from critics. It has a 78% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[3] The movie won an Academy Award for Best Sound,[4] a Golden Globe Award for Best Director, and Forest Whitaker won Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival.[5]

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  1. Hughes, Howard (2009). Aim for the Heart. I.B. Tauris. p. 139. ISBN 9781845119027. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  2. "Bird". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2015-3-18. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. "Bird". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2015-3-18. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. "The 61st Academy Awards (1989) Nominees and Winners". Academy Awards. Retrieved 2015-3-18. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. "Awards 1988 : Competition". Cannes Film Festival. Retrieved 2015-3-18. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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