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'Greetings From Tim Buckley' premieres in Toronto


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(September 12, 2012) The "Greetings from Tim Buckley" world premier was on Sunday, September 9 at the Toronto International Film Festival

The film has so far garnered generally favorable reviews - see below - with critics and fans alike noting the strong performance of Penn Badgley as Jeff Buckley.

Greetings from Tim Buckley: Toronto Review - Hollywood Reporter

TIFF Review: Greetings From Tim Buckley - Toronto Globe and Mail

Greetings From Tim Buckley - Variety

Entertainment Weekly

The Globe's six favourite movies from TIFF: #4 - Toronto Globe and Mail

Showbiz 411

Rolling Stone

"Penn Badgley Saved the Film... " - Hollywood Reporter

NME (UK) - includes trailer (UK)

"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 in 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."

The 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."


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