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Songs From the Life of Leonard Cohen If Cohen's brooding fans are looking for another reason why he's the next-best thing to God, Songs From the Life of Leonard Cohen...Songs From the Life of Leonard CohenMusical, Documentary If Cohen's brooding fans are looking for another reason why he's the next-best thing to God, Songs From the Life of Leonard Cohen...1993-02-19
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Songs From the Life of Leonard Cohen

Genre: Musical, Documentary; Starring: Leonard Cohen; Producer (group): Columbia Music Video

If Cohen’s brooding fans are looking for another reason why he’s the next-best thing to God, Songs From the Life of Leonard Cohen is a bio with concert footage that shows the wit and charm behind the supersaturated romanticism of his music. This 70-minute film isn’t the greatest introduction to Cohen’s music — we get only bits and pieces of his songs in this blurry-looking and -sounding tape — but the program makes it clear why lit majors everywhere adore the guy. B+

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