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Greetings from Tim Buckley (2012)

Not Rated | | Drama | 5 September 2013 (New Zealand)
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A chronicle of the days leading up to Jeff Buckley's performance at his father's tribute concert in 1991.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Imogen Poots ... Allie
Penn Badgley ... Jeff Buckley
William Sadler ... Lee Underwood
Norbert Leo Butz ... Hal Wilner
Kate Nash ... Carol
Alex Ziwak ... Hells Angel
Isabelle McNally ... Jane Goldstein
Ben Rosenfield ... Tim Buckley
Frank Wood ... Gary Lucas
Jessica Stone ... Janine Nichols
Jadyn Douglas ... Linda
Ilana Levine ... Paula
Atilla Salih Yücer Atilla Salih Yücer ... Hotel Doorman
Stephen Tyrone Williams ... Carter
Beth Katehis ... Concert Goer Beth
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Greetings from Tim Buckley follows the story of the days leading up to Jeff Buckley's eminent 1991 performance at his father's tribute concert in St. Ann's Church. Through a romance with a young woman working at the concert, he learns to embrace all of his feelings toward the father who abandoned him - longing, anger, forgiveness, and love. Culminating a cathartic performance of his father's most famous songs, Jeff's debut stuns the audience and launches his career as one of the greatest young musicians of his time. Written by Production Weekly

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The true story of the rise of Jeff Buckley.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 September 2013 (New Zealand) See more »

Also Known As:

Pozdravi od Tima Buckleyja See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The song that leads into the end credits, "Lilac Wine" was sung by Penn Badgley but originally by Nina Simone. Without the rights to Jeff Buckley's music, they had to get creative and used a song that Jeff had famously covered. See more »

Goofs

On the train, Jeff tells Allie that when he was eight years old, he met his father Tim Buckley at the Troubadour [in Los Angeles]. The actual meeting took place in the Golden Bear in Huntington Beach. See more »

Connections

Featured in At the Movies: Episode #10.23 (2013) See more »

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Scene in apartment authentic?
3 March 2015 | by ThreeDeeBeeDBSee all my reviews

Before watching this movie I had been quite familiar with Jeff Buckley and the album 'Grace' but was not familiar with the story of his father. The scene in the apartment where they are composing 'Grace' - features Jeff playing an an acoustic guitar - a Taylor 800 series (the guitar in the movie looks like an 814c or 814ce from early to mid 2000s… By looking at the fret inlays and the black plastic key tuners). At that time Taylor had stopped using Grover tuners and had started manufacturing their own tuners. So this is very recognizable to musicians. Probably a small point. Otherwise I liked the movie a lot! Bill Sadler and Imogen Poots - excellent casting choices. Very sad indeed what happened to Jeff.


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