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I CALLED HIM MORGAN

by Kasper Collin

synopsis

On a snowy night in February 1972, celebrated jazz musician Lee Morgan was shot dead by his wife Helen during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts those who knew the Morgans. This music documentary is a love letter to two unique personalities and the music that brought them together. A film about love, jazz and America with cinematography by Bradford Young

international title: I Called Him Morgan
original title: I Called Him Morgan
country: Sweden
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Kasper Collin
film run: 91'
screenplay: Kasper Collin
cinematography by: Erik Vallsten, Bradford Young
film editing: Kasper Collin, Eva Hillström, Dino Jonsäter, Hanna Lejonqvist
producer: Kasper Collin
production: Kasper Collin Produktion
distributor: Folkets Bio