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Broken Poet (2020)

A journalist is sent to Paris by Rolling Stone magazine to investigate the rumour of an old rock star being alive after he is presumed to have committed suicide 40 years ago
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Credited cast:
Elliott Murphy ... Jake Lion
Joana Preiss ... Meg
Marisa Berenson ... Kathy Madison
Françoise Viallon ... Christine
Bruce Springsteen ... Bruce
Patti Scialfa Patti Scialfa ... Patti
Susan Brickell ... Susan Philips
Sam Mancuso Sam Mancuso ... Barman
Rebecca Arrosse Rebecca Arrosse ... Secretary
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Miguelo García Miguelo García ... Inspector
Maria Ivanova ... Journalist
Antonio Labati Antonio Labati ... Busker
Ezra Maskery Ezra Maskery ... Boy Jake Lion
Michael O'Keefe ... Joe
Smiling Jack Smith Smiling Jack Smith ... Plynth the Persian
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A journalist is sent to Paris by Rolling Stone magazine to investigate the rumour of an old rock star being alive after he is presumed to have committed suicide 40 years ago

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Elliott Murphy who stars in Broken Poet is a real life singer-songwriter who has lived in Paris for 30 years like the character he plays. But he wrote the story The Lion Sleeps Tonight which the film is based on in the early 1980's long before he moved to Paris! See more »

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Excellent Movie
22 July 2020 | by ifeherSee all my reviews

Superb plot, fine acting, beautiful scenery and production. You are completely engaged from start to finish. You somehow want the story to continue, not end. Foremost, Elliott Murphy and his fine music propel the movie. Don't miss it!


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Country:

Spain

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Broken Poet See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Rolling Stone, Traloinver See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(original)

Sound Mix:

Dolby (5.1 Surround Sound)

Color:

Color (4K)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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