Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?) Image
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Summary: A wildly entertaining, star-studded documentary about The Beatles’s favorite American musician, Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin’ About Him)? is a vibrant and definitive portrait of one of the most talented singer-songwriters in pop music history. Directed by Emmy and Grammy nominee John Scheinfeld (The U.S. Vs. John Lennon), the film combines compelling interviews with Nilsson’s family, friends and colleagues — including Brian Wilson, Randy Newman, Robin Williams, Micky Dolenz and Yoko Ono — with rare and never-before-seen archival footage, home movies, and excerpts from a recently discovered oral autobiography. The film delves deeply into Nilsson’s artistic process, his spirited relationship with John Lennon, and the additions that haunted him in and outside the studio — as well as the peace he found as a devoted husband and father. (Lorber Films)
Runtime: 116 min
Production: LSL Productions
Genres: Music, Documentary
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Oct 26, 2010
Director Credit
John Scheinfeld Director
Writer Credit
John Scheinfeld Written By
Cast Credit
Al Kooper Himself
Bruce Grakal Himself
Danny Hutton Himself
Doug Hoefer Himself
Dustin Hoffman Himself
Eric Idle Himself
Gerry Beckley Himself
Lee Blackman Himself
Mark Hudson Himself
Micky Dolenz Himself
Perry Botkin Jr. Himself
Ray Cooper Himself
Rick Jarrard Himself
Stanley Dorfman Himself
Terry Gilliam Himself
Producer Credit
Arlene Wszalek Coordinating Producer
David Leaf Producer
John Scheinfeld Producer
Lee Blackman Executive Producer
Peter S. Lynch II Co-Producer
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