If you can't think of a crisis in your life that's tied to a Leonard Cohen song, then Canadian director Lian Lunson's velvety, exuberantly hagiographic film of a 2005 Sydney tribute concert to the Prince of Pain may not be the movie for you. If you can, the experience will be weepy bliss. Produced by Hal Willner, the concert shows off Cohen's unifying influence on an astonishingly diverse range of musicians, from Nick Cave (giving the lounge-lizard treatment to "I'm Your Man"), to Antony jigging up and down in an unraveled sweater and making a gorgeous symphony out of "If It Be Your Will," a sweet duet of "Anthem" by concert organizers Julie Christensen and Perla Batalla and a rousing rendition of "Everybody Knows" by the Wainwright family. Cohen sings "Tower of Song" at the end, flanked by U2, but his life flashes by us, intercut with the musical numbers, in grainy footage and wry commentary... More >>>