Karen Dalton was a central figure in the New York singing community of the 60's. With her characteristic voice, she gave unforgettable interpretations of other people's music. In spite of this, she was never one for being in the spotlight, recording only two albums without enjoying commercial success. However, for some - including Nick Cave - she has legendary status, with Bob Dylan calling her his favourite singer.Read more
This powerful documentary contains never before shown archival material and interviews with musicians and those who were close to her. In addition, her evocative recordings are used to paint a picture of a complex human being. The film sheds light on a somewhat overlooked singer who faced many difficulties in life, which was expressed through her music.
Karen Dalton's music is worthy of a larger audience, and this documentary is a golden opportunity to discover this one-of-a-kind musical treasure.
|Original title||Karen Dalton: In My Own Time|
|Director||Richard Peete, Robert Yapkowitz|
|Cast||Lacy J. Dalton, Nick Cave, Rick Moody|