'Round Midnight

Also Known As: Autour de Minuit
Round About Midnight
Production Status: Released
Logline: A French artist tries to help a talented, alcoholic jazz musician, get back on his feet.
Genres: Drama
Running Time: 2 hrs. 13 min.
MPAA Rating: R
Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution
Production Co.: Little Bear, PECF
Studios: (USA): Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
U.S. Box Office: $2,680,905
Filming Locations: Lyon, France
New York, New York
Produced in: France

Dexter Gordon Dale Turner
Francois Cluzet (II) Francis Borier
Gabrielle Haker Berangere
Sandra Reaves-Phillips Buttercup
Lonette McKee Darcey Leigh
Christine Pascal Sylvie
Herbie Hancock Eddie Wayne
Bobby Hutcherson (II) Ace
Pierre Trabaud Mr Borier--Francis's Father
Frederique Meininger Mrs Borier--Francis's Mother
Liliane Rovere Madame Queen
John Berry (II) Ben
Martin Scorsese Goodley
Philippe Noiret Redon
Alain Sarde Terzian
Eddy Mitchell (II) Drunk
Hart Leroy Bibbs Hershell
Ged Marlon Beau
Benoit Regent Psychiatrist
Victoria Platt Chan
Arthur French Booker
Billy Higgins Drummer
Bobby Hutcherson (II) Vibe Player
Eric Lelann Trumpeter
John McLaughlin (VIII) Guitarist
Pierre Michelot Bassist
Wayne Shorter (II) Soprano Saxophonist/ Tenor Saxophonist
Ron Carter (II) Bassist
Palle Mikkelborg Trumpeter
Mads Vinding Bassist
Cheikh Fall Percussionist
Michel Perez Guitarist
Tony Williams (II) Drummer
Freddie Hubbard (II) Trumpeter
Cedar Walton (II) Pianist
Charles Belonzi  
Marpessa Djian  
Patrick Massieu  
Jacques Poitrenaud (II)  
Jimmy Slyde  
Pascale Vignal  
Arnaud Chevrier  
Guy Louret  
Philippe Moreau  
Luc Sarot  
Pascal Tedes  
Noel Simsolo  
Francois Cluzet  

Bertrand Tavernier Director

Bertrand Tavernier screenplay
David Rayfiel screenplay
David Rayfiel Screenplay

Irwin Winkler Producer

Camera, Film & Tape
Dominique Pinto 1st assistant camera
Laurent Fleutot 2nd assistant camera
Myra-Lee Cohen 2nd assistant camera (New York)
Bruno De Keyzer Director of Photography
Philippe Brun Camera Operator
Etienne George still camera operator
Yves Angelo 2nd Camera Operator
Adam Winkler additional still camera operator

Armand Psenny Editor

Diane Schneier casting assistant
Amanda Mackey Johnson Casting Director

Production Management
Pierre Saint-Blancat Production Manager
Monty Diamond Production Manager (New York)
Claudine Taulere Continuity
Albert Prevost Unit Manager
Karl LeFay Assistant Unit Manager
Jane Bartelme production office coordinator (New York)
Frederic Bourboulon 1st Assistant Director
Philippe Berenger 2nd Assistant Director
Veronique Bourboulon 2nd Assistant Director
Mel Howard (II) 1st Assistant Director (New York)
Paula Brody 2nd Assistant Director (New York)
Lydia Pilcher Location Manager (New York)

Art Department
Didier Naert art direction assistant
Pierre Duquesne art direction
Joshua Harrison art direction (New York)
Philippe Turlure set design
Alexandre Trauner Production Designer

Wardrobe, Hair & Makeup
Monique Dury Wardrobe Assistant
Paul LeMarinel Makeup
Alain Bernard Hairdresser
Billy Lodger Wardrobe Assistant (New York)
Alexander Julian Costumes (Dexter Gordon)
Jacqueline Moreau (II) Costume Designer

Jean-Michel Chauvet Boom Operator
Sylvie Pontoizeau Sound Editor (dialogue)
Sophie Cornu Sound Editor
Jean-Pierre Lelong Sound Effects
Mario Melchiorri Sound Effects
Jean Duguet Sound Effects
Michel Desrois sound recording
William Flageollet sound recording
Claude Villand sound rerecording
Bernard LeRoux sound rerecording

Herbie Hancock Music
Herbie Hancock Music Arranger
Herbie Hancock music director
Herbie Hancock songs "Watermelon Man" "Chan's Song" ("Never Said") "I Love a Party")
Tony Meilandt Music Coordinator
Henri Renaud Song ("Minuit aux Champs Elysees")
Henri Renaud music consultant
Dexter Gordon songs ("Society Red" "Tivoli")
Thelonious Sphere Monk songs ("Round Midnight" "Rhythm-a-Ning")
Cootie Williams Song ("Round Midnight")
Bernie Hanighen Song ("Round Midnight")
Bobby McFerrin song performer "Round Midnight" "What Is This Thing Called Love" "Chan's Song" ("Never Said"))
Herman Hupfeld Song ("As Time Goes By")
Kenny Dorham Song ("Fairweather")
Chet Baker Song Performer ("Fairweather")
Charlie Parker (II) Song ("Now's the Time")
Bud Powell (II) Song ("Una Noche con Francis")
Vernon Duke (II) Song ("Autumn in New York")
Edward Heyman (II) songs ("Body and Soul" "I Cover the Waterfront")
Robert Sour Song ("Body and Soul")
Frank Eyton Song ("Body and Soul")
Johnny Green songs ("Body and Soul" "I Cover the Waterfront")
Guy Marchand Song Performer ("I Cover the Waterfront")
Jimmy Rowles Song ("The Peacocks")
Billy Rose Song ("It's Only a Paper Moon")
E. Y. Harburg (II) Song ("It's Only a Paper Moon")
Harold Arlen Song ("It's Only a Paper Moon")
Ira Gershwin lyrics ("How Long Has This Been Going On")
George Gershwin Music ("How Long Has This Been Going On")
Lonette McKee Song Performer ("How Long Has This Been Going On")
Jimmy Gourley Song Performer ("How Long Has This Been Going On")
Bessie Smith (II) Song ("Put It Right There")
Sandra Reaves-Phillips Song Performer ("Put It Right There")
Cole Porter songs ("I Love Paris" "What Is This Thing Called Love")
Chan Parker Song ("I Love a Party")
Stevie Wonder Song ("Chan's Song (Never Said)")

Engineering, Electrical & Grips
William Gally Electrician
Martin Jezequel Electrician
Francis Pirson Electrician
Michel Vedie Electrician
Charles Freess Key Grip
Denis Hann (II) Key Grip (New York)
Jean-Yves Freess Grip
Gerard Bougeant Grip
Jacques Stricanne Grip
Larry Steinberg Grip (New York)
Michel LeFrancois Gaffer
Stefan Czapsky Gaffer (New York)

Georges Bouillette Construction Coordinator

Claudine Bonnet Accountant
Nicole Cavillon accountant assistant

Jean-Pierre Nossereau Property Buyer
Renaud Barbier props assistant
Rene Albouze Property Master

Consultants & Advisors
Colo Tavernier O'Hagan (II) French translation
Dexter Gordon associate music consultant
Below The Line
Janet Crosby Assistant (to producers)
Valerie Johnson (II) Assistant (to producers)
Minh Tam Nguyen apprentice cutter
Marielle Fernandez apprentice cutter
Bruce Lundvall assistance
Michael Cuscuna assistance
Alain Lerous doctor
Eddy Moine Production Assistant
Mathieu Howlett Production Assistant
Thierry Verrier Production Assistant
Catherine Guillot Production Assistant
Michel Kostromine Production Assistant

Other Crew
Francis Paudras from life incidents
Bud Powell (II) from life incidents
Aline Corneille production secretary
Gary Marcus set coordinator (New York)
Henri Stern furs
Worldwide Distributors
Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution Theatrical Distributor
Warner Bros. Pictures International Theatrical Distributor (United Kingdom)

Other Companies
Establissements Cinematographiques Eclair studio facility
Eclair laboratory
Eastman Kodak Film film
AGFA Gevaert magnetic tape
Euro-Titres optical effects
Euro-Titres titles
Angels The Costumiers costume supplier
Little Bear Distribution Sales (international)

..::Award & Nominations::..

Academy - 1986
Category Nominee Win/Nominated
Best Actor
Dexter Gordon Nominated
Best Score
Herbie Hancock Win

British Academy Awards - 1986
Category Nominee Win/Nominated
Best Score
Herbie Hancock Nominated

French Academy of Cinema - 1986
Category Nominee Win/Nominated
Best Music
Herbie Hancock Win
Best Sound
Michel Desrois, William Flageollet, Claude Villand, Bernard Leroux Win

Golden Globe - 1986
Category Nominee Win/Nominated
Best Actor (Drama)
Dexter Gordon Nominated

L.A. Film Critics Association - 1985
Category Nominee Win/Nominated
Best Music Score
Herbie Hancock, Dexter Gordon Win

National Board of Review - 1986
Category Nominee Win/Nominated
Best Picture