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A chronicle of the days leading up to Jeff Buckley's performance at his father's tribute concert in 1991.

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Greetings from Tim Buckley follows the story of the days leading up to Jeff Buckley's eminent 1991 performance at his father's tribute concert in St. Ann's Church. Through a romance with a young woman working at the concert, he learns to embrace all of his feelings toward the father who abandoned him - longing, anger, forgiveness, and love. Culminating a cathartic performance of his father's most famous songs, Jeff's debut stuns the audience and launches his career as one of the greatest young musicians of his time. Written by Production Weekly

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The song that leads into the end credits, "Lilac Wine" was sung by Penn Badgley but originally by Nina Simone. Without the rights to Jeff Buckley's music, they had to get creative and used a song that Jeff had famously covered. See more »

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Greetings from Tim Buckley: more Jeff than Tim indeed but it's OK.
10 August 2014 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

The problem is: how would you like to hear more than one hour of Tim Buckley's songs? What do you think about him as a singer and songwriter?

This movie is beautifully made, I doubt that anybody could have done better than Dan Algrant in representing the doomed story of the two Buckleys, their art and their songs.

But if you don't like their music you will find the film boring. If you love the music, on the contrary, you will love the movie too. And if you don't know where to stand (just like me) you will patiently watch and appreciate that films like the present one, obviously destined to a small market niche, are still made.


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