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Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (2004)

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Be Here to Love Me - Chronicles the fascinating and often turbulent life of Townes Van Zandt.

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Margaret Brown

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Ely ... Himself - Musician
Guy Clark Guy Clark ... Himself - Musician
Willie Nelson ... Himself - Musician
Kris Kristofferson ... Himself - Musician
Donna Spence Donna Spence ... Herself - Sister
Ann Rice Ann Rice ... Herself - First Cousin
Luke Sharpe Luke Sharpe ... Himself - High School Classmate
John Ruehl John Ruehl ... Himself - Shattuck Classmate
Bob 'Maverick' Myrick Bob 'Maverick' Myrick ... Himself - College Roommate
Frank 'Chito' Greer Frank 'Chito' Greer ... Himself - Friend
Fran Lohr Fran Lohr ... Herself - First Wife
Jerry Jeff Walker Jerry Jeff Walker ... Himself - Musician
Kevin Eggers Kevin Eggers ... Himself - Record Producer and Label Owner
Wrecks Bell Wrecks Bell ... Himself - Bass Player
David Olney David Olney ... Himself - Musician
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Be Here to Love Me - Chronicles the fascinating and often turbulent life of Townes Van Zandt.

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What would you sacrifice to follow your dream?


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 December 2005 (Germany) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,098, 4 December 2005

Gross USA:

$129,988

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$129,988
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Company Credits

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Rake Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Townes van Zandt: Aloneness is a state of being whereas loneliness is a state of feeling. It's like being broke and being poor.
Townes van Zandt: I feel aloneness all the time and loneliness I hardly ever feel.
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Connections

Features Heartworn Highways (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't You Take it Too Bad
Written by Townes van Zandt
Performed by Townes van Zandt
Copywright: BUG
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Great look into a songwriter whom will be hard to surpass
10 December 2005 | by brendan_ocuinSee all my reviews

I went to see this film with a limit knowledge of the mans music and next to nothing on the life of the man. This film give a great look into a songwriter that has the ability to put into word, what many people will fail to feel in their lifetime. The mix of footage from the Townes own home footage to live performances and interviews with the people who know him make the whole experience a full one and as you leave you will understand how unique he was, his talent was and his effect on people. The film has been made is such a way that it provides a full spectrum into the life. You will both laugh and feel sorrow at the events that made up the life of Townes Van Zandt.

A must see for music lovers.....


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