Miles Ahead

Miles Ahead
  • 2016
  • US
  • 1h 40min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Don Cheadle
  • Cast: Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor, Emayatzy Corinealdi
  • UK release: 22 April 2016

In 1970s New York, jazz legend Miles Davis (Cheadle) is visited by journalist Dave Braden (McGregor) and soon the two are essentially engaged in a buddy caper to retrieve a precious master tape. Despite the many biopic clichés, Cheadle's directorial debut is an entertaining passion project and both he and McGregor make an enjoyable double act.

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Miles Ahead

22 Feb 20163 stars

Glasgow Film Festival: Don Cheadle directs and stars in this Miles Davis biopic

‘If you’re gonna tell a story, come with some attitude, man,’ so says Don Cheadle as he assumes the guise of Miles Davis, with the actor taking his own advice in this unconventional, free-form biopic of the legendary jazz musician. It’s an evident…

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