30.09. - 09.10.2021

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love United Kingdom 2019 | 102 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour and B&W | FF 2019

Nick Broomfield

NICK BROOMFIELD (*1948) studied law, politics and film science before making a name as a documentary film-maker. His films are often  portraits of artists, like 2Pac, Kurt Cobain or Whitney Houston.

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DOCUMENTARY »So Long, Marianne«: the biopic tells of the close relationship between singer Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen. »She was the most beautiful woman I had ever seen«: it was 1960 when Marianne Ihlen and Leonard Cohen met and fell in love on the Greek island of Hydra. Their love lasted all their lives and was an inexhaustible source of inspiration for Cohen, evidence of which you can see in his songs like »Bird on the Wire«.  And even after they parted and the years passed, their souls retained their invisible connection. Leonard Cohen died only three months after Marianne.
Original title: Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: English, Norwegian
Section: Transatlantic
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Nick Broomfield
Screenplay: Nick Broomfield
Cast: Protagonists: Leonard Cohen, Marianne Ihlen, Judy Collins, Ron Cornelius, Helle Goldman, Aviva Layton, Irving Layton, John Lissauer, Don Lowe, John Simon, Richard Vick, Jennifer Warnes
Producer: Nick Broomfield, Marc Hoeferlin, Shani Hinton, Kyle Gibbon
Director of Photography: Barney Broomfield
Music: Nick Laird-Clowes
Production Design:
Editor: Marc Hoeferlin
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
German Distributor: Piece of Magic
World Sales:
Production: Lafayette Film
Contact: Sophie Roche, Piece of Magic Entertainment:


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