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Heaven Adores You (2014)

Heaven Adores You is an intimate, meditative inquiry into the life and music of Elliott Smith. By threading the music of Elliott Smith through the dense, yet often isolating landscapes of ... See full summary »

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Nickolas Dylan Rossi (as Nickolas Rossi)
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Credited cast:
Madonna ... Herself (archive footage)
Gus Van Sant ... Himself / Director (archive footage)
Conan O'Brien ... Himself (archive footage)
Rossie Harris ... Himself / Director (as Ross Harris)
Jon Brion ... Himself / Musician, Composer, Producer
Elliott Smith ... Himself (archive footage)
Chris Douridas ... Himself / Radio Host KCRW,Los Angeles
Lou Barlow ... Himself (archive footage)
Mark Flanagan Mark Flanagan ... Himself / Owner, Club Largo
Autumn de Wilde Autumn de Wilde ... Herself / Photographer, Director
Tres Shannon Tres Shannon ... Himself / Former Co-Owner X Ray Cafe
Dorien Garry Dorien Garry ... Herself / Friend Elliott & Publicist
Kevin Moyer ... Himself / Attended Lincoln High School
Rob Sacher Rob Sacher ... Himself / Owner, Luna Lounge, NYC
Alyssa Siegel Alyssa Siegel ... Herself / Assistant to Margaret Mittleman
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Heaven Adores You is an intimate, meditative inquiry into the life and music of Elliott Smith. By threading the music of Elliott Smith through the dense, yet often isolating landscapes of the three major cities he lived in -- Portland, New York City, Los Angeles -- Heaven Adores You presents a visual journey and an earnest review of the singer's prolific songwriting and the impact it continues to have on fans, friends, and fellow musicians. Written by Heaven Adores You

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The music and life of Elliott Smith.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Heaven Adores You: A Documentary Film About the Life & Music of Elliott Smith See more »

Filming Locations:

Portland, Oregon, USA See more »

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Budget:

$600,000 (estimated)
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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Was partially funded through a successful Kickstarter campaign that Nickolas Rossi ran in October 2011. See more »

Crazy Credits

In the theatrical version of the film, the last lyrics heard after the end credit roll is Elliott Smith singing, " See you in a little bit my baby. See you underneath the willow tree" See more »

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Angeles
Written and performed by Elliott Smith
June 1996 // Produced by Elliott Smith, Rob Schnapf & Tom Rothrock / Recorded and Mixed by Rob Schnapf & Tom Rothrock at The Shop
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A film for fans, both new and old

I saw the international premiere in Toronto during Canadian Music Week and can't wait to see it again.

By showing the overall history of Elliott's career, it's both easy for new fans to learn about his career, while older fans will hopefully discover something they didn't already know.

The film contains plenty of music I hadn't heard, which was just one of many reasons to see the film.

I honestly feel that Elliott deserves as much attention as possible, so detailed films like this one should make it easier for new fans to discover his music, either with his early bands or solo career.


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