15, 2012) Smuggler
Films has announced that "Greetings From Tim
Buckley" will World Premiere at the upcoming Toronto
International Film Festival.
Written by Dan Algrant, Emma Sheanshang and David Brendel
with Algrant directing Imogen Poots co-stars
in the film that goes back to the singer's first steps
to become an acclaimed musician. Ben Rosenfield plays
Tim Buckley. The movie will feature muiltiple new recordings
of Tim Buckley songs, plus a selection of original Tim
Buckley album tracks.
from Tim Buckley follows the story of the days leading
up to Jeff Buckleys eminent 1991 performance at
his fathers tribute concert in St. Anns 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 in a cathartic performance of his
fathers most famous songs, Jeffs debut stuns
the audience and launches his career as one of the greatest
young musicians of his time."
Toronto International Film Festival bills itself as
"the leading public film festival in the world, screening
more than 300 films from 60+ countries every September."