Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser
|Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser|
Movie Poster by Bill Gold
|Directed by||Charlotte Zwerin|
|Produced by||Clint Eastwood|
Nica de Koenigswarter
|Distributed by||Warner Bros. (theatrical)
Warner Home Video (DVD)
|Release date(s)||October 20, 1988|
|Running time||90 min.|
Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser (1988) is a documentary about the life of Thelonious Monk. Produced by Clint Eastwood, Bruce Ricker, and directed/co-produced by Charlotte Zwerin, it features live performances by Monk and his group, and posthumous interviews with friends and family. The film was created when a large amount of archived footage of Monk was found in the 1980s.
The film, made by Malpaso Productions (Clint Eastwood's production company), is distributed by Warner Bros.
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