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Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields (2010)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Music | 6 June 2010 (USA)
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Songwriter Stephin Merritt is known as "the Cole Porter of his generation" for his memorable melodies, lovelorn lyrics and wry musical stylings. Shot over a period of 10 years, "Strange ... See full summary »

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Sam Davol ... Himself
Sasha Frere-Jones ... Himself
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Claudia Gonson ... Herself
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Songwriter Stephin Merritt is known as "the Cole Porter of his generation" for his memorable melodies, lovelorn lyrics and wry musical stylings. Shot over a period of 10 years, "Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields" explores his friendship with his longtime bandmate and manager Claudia Gonson. Through his recording and songwriting process, the film traces a 20-year career that has yielded one of the most engaging bodies of work in the contemporary American songbook. Written by Kerthy Fix, co-director

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Poderes extraños - Stephin Merritt y the Magnetic Fields  »

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$10,058, 5 November 2010, Limited Release

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$68,094, 3 April 2011
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