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Bird on a Wire

Tony Palmer's film, thought lost for almost 40 years, about Leonard Cohen's 1972 European tour, has now been pieced together from almost 3,000 fragments and restored to its former glory. A unique record of a major poet and singer/songwriter at the height of his powers.

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1 hour, 50 minutes

Last on

Fri 11 Nov 2016 23:00


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DirectorTony Palmer

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