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Miles Ahead

MILES AHEAD is a wildly entertaining exploration of one of 20th century music's creative geniuses, Miles Davis, featuring a career defining performance by Oscar nominee Don Cheadle in the title role. In the midst of a prolific career at the forefront of modern jazz, Miles Davis (Cheadle) virtually disappears from public view for a period of five years in the late 1970s, his musical voice stifled and numbed by drugs and pain medications. Dave Braden (Ewan McGregor), a wily music reporter, forces his way into Davis' life and, over the next couple of days, the two men unwittingly embark on a wild and sometimes harrowing adventure to recover a stolen tape of the musician's latest compositions. Plagued by years of regret and loss, Davis flirts with annihilation until he once again finds salvation in his art.

Year: 2015
Genre: Drama, True Stories, Biography
Country: USA
Director: Don Cheadle
Starring: Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor, Michael Stuhlbarg, Keith Stanfield, Emayatzy Corinealdi
Duration: 96 Minutes
Rating: M - Violence, offensive language, drug use, sex scenes and nudity
6.4/10
Location in store: Drama

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