Allison Anders Archive

See Hear Podcast Episode 14 - Grace of my Heart

February 18, 2015 @ 4:07 am

graceofmyheart.jpg

Time for another episode of See Hear podcast - episode 14 to be precise.

Miss Wendi has picked the film for discussion this time. She has selected the Alison Anders directed film from 1997, Grace of My Heart starring Ileana Douglas, Eric Stoltz, Matt Dillon and the always awesome John Turturro. It covers about 12 years in the life of Edna Buxton who has a dream to be a singer and a songwriter in a period when you were one or the other but not both. The film follows her ambitions, disappointments, love life, and song writing ambitions against the backdrop of the Sixties. While the film is fictitious, its characters are based on real life people like Carole King, Brian Wilson, (the late) Lesley Gore, and Phil Spector. The songs specially written for the film come from Joni Mitchell, Redd Kross and most famously Burt Bacharach & Elvis Costello.

The team had a great time discussing the fashions, the hairstyles, the songs, the philandering, whether Carole King married Brian Wilson in an alternate reality, and whether we actually enjoyed the film. Download to hear our thoughts.

If you dig what we do, could you please rate us at iTunes or even better, spread the word that the show exists so more folks can tune in.

You can download the show by searching for See Hear podcast on iTunes or download from http://seehear.podbean.com. Go through our archives.

Send us feedback via email at seehearpodcast@gmail.com.

Join the facebook group at http://facebook.com/groups/seehearpodcast

 

Filed under Grace Of My Heart, Allison Anders, Ileana Douglas, John Turturro, Matt Dillon, Eric Stoltz, Carole King, Brian Wilson, Phil Spector, God Give Me Strength, Martin Scorcese · Comments

See Hear Music Film Podcast

Tags

Links