Sweet Love, Bitter
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Sweet Love, Bitter
Loosely based on Charlie Parker's life and based on the book Night Song, this drama chronicles the friendship between a nearly washed up jazz sax player and a down-and-out college professor. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Sweet Love, Bitter, a rarely seen predecessor of 'Round Midnight and Bird has a lot going for it."
‑ Fred Hersch, Entertainment Weekly
"Though a sincere attempt was made to depict the problems surrounding black-white relationships, the characters in the film lack definition."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"This lack of convincing motivation is the fatal weakness of the film."
‑ Bosley Crowther, New York Times
"Though not a success, this independent black-and-white drama... is an unusual and thoughtful effort."
‑ Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader
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