JACO is a compelling story of prodigious talent, personal adventures and raw human vulnerability. The film presents the world of the bass guitar phenomenon Jaco Pastorius through the eyes of his family and various musical collaborators. Produced by the Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, and directed by Paul Marchand and Stephen Kijak, this blistering biopic contains incredible unseen footage and photography from the Pastorius family archive, and takes viewers into the heart and soul of this hugely influential cross-genre artist. Featuring interviews with an array of artists and friends, JACO unveils the story of his music, his life, his demise, and ultimately the fragility of great artistic genius.
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