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SING ME THE SONGS THAT SAY I LOVE YOU

A Concert for Kate McGarrigle

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DIRECTED BY LIAN LUNSON

Rufus and Martha Wainwright honored their legendary mother, folksinger Kate McGarrigle (1946 – 2010) with a Town Hall concert in NYC that included performances/appearances by Anna and Jane McGarrigle, Jimmy Fallon, Emmylou Harris, Norah Jones, Antony Hegarty, Teddy Thompson, and novelist Michael Ondaatje. Lian Lunson, director of LEONARD COHEN: I’M YOUR MAN, assembles home movie footage of the Wainwrights (their father is Loudon Wainwright III), archival footage, and family interviews that give resonance to the story of Kate’s  life and the songs she wrote (many with her sisters); they draw upon romantic, carefree, and bittersweet memories that reference her life as an artist, wife, sister, and mother. Rufus’s rendition of Candles is a particularly poignant moment among many.

CANADA • 2012 • 105 MINS. • HORSE PICTURES

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“An immersive experience shot in both lush color and crisp monochrome.  Graceful and engrossing, evoking some of the fuzzy analogue warmth of the vinyl LP era.  It is not necessary to be a fan of McGarrigle’s music to enjoy Lunson’s film…an uplifting and absorbing film about the healing power of music as a cathartic, communal, celebratory life force.”
– Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood Reporter

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SING ME THE SONGS THAT SAY I LOVE YOU: Intro by Rufus Wainwright and Q & A with Filmmaker Lian Lunson (Recorded June 28, 2013)