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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 »

Directors:

Kerthy Fix, Gail O'Hara
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Laura Ballance Laura Ballance ... Self
Carrie Brownstein ... Self
Ethan Cohn
Sam Davol Sam Davol ... Self
Sasha Frere-Jones Sasha Frere-Jones ... Self
Peter Gabriel ... Self
Neil Gaiman ... Self
Claudia Gonson Claudia Gonson ... Self
Daniel Handler ... Self
Alexandra Klasinski Alexandra Klasinski ... Self
Kenny Mellman Kenny Mellman ... Self
Stephin Merritt ... Self
Sarah Silverman ... Self
Emma Straub Emma Straub ... Self
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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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Documentary | Music

Certificate:

Not Rated

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Language:

English

Release Date:

6 June 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Poderes extraños - Stephin Merritt y the Magnetic Fields See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,620, 31 October 2010

Gross USA:

$68,719

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$68,719
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Stereo
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