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Musical biographic ‘Miles Ahead’ to screen in Cinema Magnolia

Thu, Oct. 12, 2017
CAIRO – 12 October 2017: The musical biographic “Miles Ahead” (2015) will screen at Magnolia Leaves of Art on Monday, October 16.

Miles Ahead recounts the life of Jazz music legend

Miles Davis

, exploring his life and music. The film stars Ewan McGregor, and the film is directed by Don Cheadle, who also plays Davis. Cheadle goes for a straight-forward documentary-style direction to make a colorful movie that is every bit as cool and energetic as the real-life figure it is based on, incorporating and infusing the spirit of jazz wherever possible.

Primarily set in the 1970s, the movie depicts a time when Davis had withdrawn from the public eye and spiraled down the rabbit hole of drug addiction, while a fictional Rolling Stones writer (McGregor) tries to get the star out for an interview. Though mostly fabricated, the plot helps to provide a sense of narrative during this mysterious period.

The film features numerous flashbacks to Davis’ past, looking over the career of a man who constantly sought to reinvent himself, refusing to remain stagnant no matter what.
Miles Ahead won the 2017 Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media.

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