Marianne and Leonard: Words of Love

Saturday, February 29, at 10:00 am in Vesuvius (N205) & Sunday, March 1, at 12:30 pm in Fernwood (N207)

DIRECTOR

Nick Broomfield

COUNTRY

UK

RUNNING TIME

97 mins

YEAR

2018

LANGUAGE

English

ABOUT THE FILM

On the idyllic Greek island of Hydra, Leonard Cohen met his muse, Marianne Ihlen, who inspired many of his best-loved songs, and whose love and beauty he would never forget. Their relationship flourished through the ‘60s, but didn’t survive the success of Cohen’s musical career. The memory of their love endured for another half century, however, and when they died within months of one another in 2016, it was Leonard that Marianne asked for on her deathbed. Poignant and cathartic, this hauntingly affective film is essential viewing for Leonard Cohen fans and anyone who believes in the immortality of love.

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