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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 ... Herself
Carrie Brownstein ... Herself
Ethan Cohn
Sam Davol Sam Davol ... Himself
Sasha Frere-Jones Sasha Frere-Jones ... Himself
Peter Gabriel ... Himself
Neil Gaiman ... Himself
Claudia Gonson Claudia Gonson ... Herself
Daniel Handler ... Himself
Alexandra Klasinski Alexandra Klasinski ... Herself
Kenny Mellman Kenny Mellman ... Himself
Stephin Merritt ... Himself
Sarah Silverman ... Herself
Emma Straub Emma Straub ... 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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Genres:

Documentary | Music

Certificate:

Not Rated

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USA | Denmark | France | Germany | UK

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:

$10,058, 5 November 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$68,094, 3 April 2011
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Fix Films See more »
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Stereo
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Referenced in Charm (2012) See more »

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