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Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song

Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song
Released:
Director: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine
Producer: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine
Studio: Mongrel Media
Cast: Leonard Cohen, Brandi Carlile, Judy Collins, Clive Davis, Bob Dylan, Glen Hansard, Rufus Wainwright
Genre: Documentary
Length: 105 minutes

Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song Overview

A definitive 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 song’s 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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