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Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (2019)

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An in-depth look at the relationship between the late musician Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen.

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Nick Broomfield
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Nick Broomfield ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
Marianne Ihlen Marianne Ihlen ... Herself (archive footage)
Leonard Cohen ... Himself (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nancy Bacal Nancy Bacal ... Herself - Childhood Friend (voice)
Jeffrey Brown Jeffrey Brown ... Himself - Axel's Childhood Friend (voice)
Judy Collins ... Herself
Ron Cornelius Ron Cornelius ... Himself - Guitarist
Billy Donovan Billy Donovan ... Himself - Road Manager
Julie Felix Julie Felix ... Herself
Helle Goldman Helle Goldman ... Herself - Marianne's Friend and Biographer
Aviva Layton Aviva Layton ... Herself - 'Married' to Irving Layton for 20 Years
Irving Layton Irving Layton ... Himself (archive footage)
John Lissauer ... Himself - Produced 9 of Leonard's Albums
Don Lowe Don Lowe ... Himself - Writer
Marty Machat Marty Machat ... Himself - Leonard's Manager (archive footage)
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An in-depth look at the relationship between the late musician Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some drug material, sexual references and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Norwegian

Release Date:

5 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Marianne & Leonard: Sanoja rakkaudesta See more »

Filming Locations:

Hydra, Greece See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$44,942, 7 July 2019

Gross USA:

$1,012,034

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,596,240
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Nick Broomfield got the idea of making the film after the death of Marianne Ihlen when he realized that he'd let a significant part of his life pass unmarked. See more »

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Features Bob Dylan: Dont Look Back (1967) See more »

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Passing Through
Written by Richard Blakeslee
Published by Princess Music Publishing Corp.
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A special relationship
16 July 2019 | by lordyrhodesSee all my reviews

This is about a very special relationship over many years, and will certainly appeal to aficionados of Leonard Cohen. The story is well told and you will probably shed a tear at the end. If you enjoy the music and verse of Leonard Cohen then this is a film for you.


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