A jazz saxophonist loses his capability to play when he is injured in a shooting at a cafe where he was playing. After his recovery, Izzy stumbles across the body of a stranger and winds up with the murdered man's briefcase. Inside is a box that contains a mysterious stone and a napkin with a telephone number on it.
Kansas City, 1934. The mob played this town like a smooth jazz riff. But when a tough-talking moll finds her hoodlum boyfriend caught with his hand in the bag, her gutsy play to save him gets the big wigs bopping. Features star studded jazz jam session.
Kansas City -- US Home Video Trailer from Fine Line
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From acclaimed writer Paul Auster (SMOKE & BLUE IN THE FACE) comes a film that combines myth and realism in a form of storytelling that is at once simple and complex. Izzy Maurer (Harvey Keitel) is a jazz saxophonist whose life is permanently changed when he is hit by a stray bullet. After his recovery, Izzy stumbles across the body of a stranger and winds up with the murdered man's briefcase. Inside is a mysterious stone which leads him to Celia Burns (Mira Sorvino). Together, they discover the power of the stone and the threat of those who want it as they story takes a dark and surprising turn into the Pandora's box of Izzy's soul.
From acclaimed writer Paul Auster (SMOKE & BLUE IN THE FACE) comes a film that combines myth and realism in a form of storytelling that is at once simple and complex.
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