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Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song

Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song
Score: 5.67 / 10
Released: July 15, 2022
Director: Dan Geller, Dayna Goldfine
Producer: Dan Geller, Dayna Goldfine
Studio: Mongrel Media
Cast: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, John Cale, Brandi Carlile, Eric Church, Judy Collins, Bob Dylan, Glen Hansard, Sharon Robinson, Rufus Wainwright
Genre: Documentary
Length: 105 minutes

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Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song Overview

Adefinitive exploration of singersongwriter Leonard Cohen as seen through the prism of his internationally renowned hymn, "Hallelujah." This feature-length documentary weaves together three creative strands: The songwriter and his times; the songs dramatic journey from record label reject to chart-topping hit; and moving testimonies from major recording artists for whom "Hallelujah" has become a personal touchstone.

Approved for production by Leonard Cohen just before his 80th birthday in 2014, the film accesses a wealth of never-before-seen archival materials from the Cohen Trust including Cohen's personal notebooks, journals and photographs, performance footage, and extremely rare audio recordings and interviews.


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