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Greetings from Tim Buckley

HD   NR Closed Captioning

Dan Algrant

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About the Movie

In 1991, a young Jeff Buckley rehearses for his public singing debut at a Brooklyn tribute show for his father, the late folk singer Tim Buckley. Struggling with the legacy of a man he barely knew, Jeff forms a friendship with an enigmatic young woman (Imogen Poots) working at the show and begins to discover the powerful potential of his own musical voice. Greetings from Tim Buckley is filled with stirring musical performances and the memorable songs of a father and son who were each among the most beloved singer/songwriters of their respective generations. A presentation of Focus World, the alternative distribution label of Focus Features, and Tribeca Film.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

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71%
  • Reviews Counted: 31
  • Fresh: 22
  • Rotten: 9
  • Average Rating: 6.3/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: It's sweet, sentimental, almost inevitably touching if not especially persuasive, brushing against the thorns in each man's life without drawing blood. – Manohla Dargis, New York Times, May 2, 2013

Fresh: This is a melancholy wisp of a movie. Yet it lingers in the heart. – Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly, May 2, 2013

Fresh: Jeff's accidental drowning death in 1997, at 30, underscores the sense of loss in a heartfelt and deeply moving film. It'll get to you. – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone, May 2, 2013

Rotten: The result is at once skillfully observed and a bit so-what. – Dennis Harvey, Variety, Sep 11, 2012

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Customer Reviews

Penn can sing

Great performance by Penn.

producer

This is wonderful! Love Penn. Who knew... What a voice. So soulful. Story broke my heart.

Great performance overall by Penn and Imogen!

Whoa such a lovely movie, I didn't know Penn can sing so well. Imogen + Penn's chemistry just shows in this movie. A must see!

Greetings from Tim Buckley
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  • $14.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2013

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