“The Return of Tanya Tucker – That includes Brandi Carlile” has secured worldwide distribution following its world premiere at SXSW final week. A press launch introduced that Sony Photos Classics snagged rights to the movie.
Directed by Kathlyn Horan (“The If Mission”), the doc pays tribute to Tanya Tucker, a trailblazing nation music star who was among the many greatest recognized ladies within the Outlaw country movement of the ’70s, which fought for freedom from the Nashville institution. Her largest hits included “Lizzie and the Rain Man,” “Delta Daybreak,” and “What’s Your Mama’s Title.”
“A long time after Tanya slipped from the highlight, six-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile takes it upon herself to jot down a whole album for her hero based mostly on Tanya’s extraordinary life, spurring the best comeback in nation music historical past,” the movie’s synopsis teases.
The doc explores Tucker and Carlile’s friendship and collaborations.
Horan commented, “I’m honored to be a part of the Sony Photos Classics household. I’ve at all times admired the caliber of their movies. I do know they’ll be essentially the most passionate companions in bringing ‘The Return of Tanya Tucker – That includes Brandi Carlile’ to audiences. One of the crucial thrilling points of this challenge is the approaching collectively of those two totally different worlds of Nation and Americana music. Each Tanya and Brandi are changemakers in several methods, and the energy they characterize and pleasure they carry is one thing we’re ecstatic to have the ability to seize with this movie.”
Tucker added, “It’s so surreal to see my life captured second by second throughout the recording course of with Brandi, in addition to some footage that I haven’t seen in a long time! Sony Photos Classics is the right associate and I can’t await the world to see this masterpiece Kathlyn and her crew captured!”
“I’m over the moon that this particular documentary has discovered such an ideal dwelling with Sony Photos Classics. I don’t assume there’s a extra fascinating human being on the planet than Tanya Tucker,” Carlile emphasised. “I can’t await the world to fall in love with this legend yet again.”
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