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The TIFF Bell Lightbox sends ‘Greetings from Tim Buckley’

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Starting an exclusive run at the TIFF Bell Lightbox this week is the new drama about a time early in the career of singer/songwriter Jeff Buckley before any of the acclaim and accolades, Greetings from Tim Buckley. The film explores the ups and downs and the impact that Jeff’s father had on his life and career through flashback sequences intermingled into the days leading up to the tribute show. As talented as both Buckley’s obviously were, the film struggles to succeed on its merits.

Greetings from Tim Buckley

Starring Penn Badgley, Imogen Poots, Ben Rosenfeld and William Sadler

Written by Emma Sheanshang, Dan Algrant and David Brendel

Directed by Dan Algrant

In Greetings from Tim Buckley director Dan Algrant follows a young Jeff Buckley (Badgley) in the days leading up to his 1991 performance at his father’s tribute concert in St. Ann’s Church. Jeff develops an immediate attraction with Allie (Poots), (more…)