Part of the 'Portraits' film section.
Directed by Mr. Paul Marchand and Stephen Kijak.
Production Country and Year: USA, 2015 | Produced by Robert Trujillo, alongside Passion Pictures | Executive Producers: John Battsek, Andrew Ruhemann, Bob Bobbing, Lorenzo Esparza, John Pastorius IV, Gerry Harrington | Co-Producers: Diane Becker, Roger De Giacomi, Roger Mayer | Director of Photography: Roger De Giacomi | Sound: Brian Risner | Editor: Mr. Paul Marchand | Distributor: Jeff Silberman | Language: English
A compelling story of prodigious talent, self-taught adventures and raw human vulnerability. Jaco presents the world of bass guitar phenomenon Jaco Pastorius through the eyes of his family and various musical collaborator, featuring among many others his work with Weather Report and Joni Mitchell. Never before seen archive unveils the story of Jaco's life, his music, his demise, and the lasting victory of artistic genius.
Jaco is a blistering biopic journey into the heart and soul of this hugely influential cross-genre artist.
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