All That Jazz (1979), directed by Bob Fosse and starring Roy Scheider (VIDEO)

Watch the trailer for All That Jazz, directed by Bob Fosse and starring Roy Scheider; No. 28 on our list of the 100 best New York movies.

New York movies: All That Jazz (1979)

Ping-ponging from a West 58th Street pussy-hound duplex to troubled Broadway show rehearsals and endless editing on his latest motion picture, Dexedrine-fueled director Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider) makes extreme exhaustion look positively electric. Bob Fosse’s self-destructive film à clef proves it: Only in New York can workaholism be considered hedonistic.—Stephen Garrett

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