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First Look: Penn Badgley Stars as Iconic Singer Musician Jeff Buckley in 'Greetings from Tim Buckley,' Trailer and Clip

Photo of Ryan Lattanzio By Ryan Lattanzio | TOH! April 4, 2013 at 2:33PM

Tribeca Film has just released the trailer for Daniel Algrant's "Greetings from Tim Buckley," which goes On Demand on April 16 before its limited opening in NY and LA on May 3. The film played last fall at TIFF and Venice. Read Indiewire's review from Toronto here, early Rotten Tomatoes reviews here.The film begins in 1991 as iconic alt rock musician Jeff Buckley (erstwhile "Gossip Girl" star Penn Badgley) prepares for his public singing debut in Brooklyn memorializing his father, late folk singer Tim Buckley. As Jeff struggles to reconcile the legacy of his enigmatic father (played in 1960s flashbacks by Ben Rosenfield), the film chronicles Jeff's relationship with a young woman (Imogen Poots).Trailer, and a clip, below.
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Greetings from Tim Buckley

Tribeca Film has just released the trailer for Daniel Algrant's "Greetings from Tim Buckley," which goes On Demand on April 16 before its limited opening in NY and LA on May 3. The film played last fall at TIFF and Venice. Read Indiewire's review from Toronto here, early Rotten Tomatoes reviews here.

The film begins in 1991 as iconic alt rock musician Jeff Buckley (erstwhile "Gossip Girl" star Penn Badgley) prepares for his public singing debut in Brooklyn memorializing his father, late folk singer Tim Buckley. As Jeff struggles to reconcile the legacy of his enigmatic father (played in 1960s flashbacks by Ben Rosenfield), the film chronicles Jeff's relationship with a young woman (Imogen Poots).

Trailer, and a clip, below.




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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.