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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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Daniel Algrant

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Credited cast:
Imogen Poots ... Allie
Penn Badgley ... Jeff Buckley
William Sadler ... Lee Underwood
Kate Nash ... Carol
Isabelle McNally ... Jane Goldstein
Norbert Leo Butz ... Hal Wilner
Ben Rosenfield ... Tim Buckley
Frank Wood ... Gary Lucas
Ilana Levine ... Paula
Jadyn Douglas ... Linda
Atilla Salih Yücer Atilla Salih Yücer ... Hotel Doorman
Alex Ziwak ... Hells Angel
Jessica Stone ... Janine Nichols
Rosie Moss ... Intern
Stephen Tyrone Williams ... Carter
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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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Drama

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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

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

No lip-syncing for Penn Badgley who sang live throughout the entire film. 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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Surprisingly VERY Good
31 October 2013 | by popandroidSee all my reviews

i had very low expectations for this and put off watching it for ages as it is not THE true Jeff biopic etc, BUT i have to say it is really well done. they really captured the legendary St Ann's church concert brilliantly, the lead actor was great too, very surprising to me. they weaved back n forth between that time and Tim flashbacks to the 70s, comparing and contrasting pretty much, but it worked really well. and even though they didn't have the permissions to play any Jeff songs, they still were able to sneak in Jeff and Gary Lucas planting the seeds for the song Grace together, that was really cool:) Anyway, this movie is more than good enough to tide us big fans over until the proper Jeff bio movie finally comes out...some day.


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