Country Music Documentary Trailer “The Return of Tanya Tucker”
by Alex Billington
August 11, 2022
“It’s about the influence you have – young people and their desire to understand where their music is coming from.” Sony Pictures Classics has finally set an official release date for this musical documentary – which will arrive in theaters from the end of October. The Return of Tanya Tucker: With Brandi Carlile is a film about the country music star Tanya Tucker and his recent return to the stage. Decades after Tanya Tucker escaped the spotlight, music star Brandi Carlile takes it upon herself to write an entire album for her hero based on Tanya’s extraordinary life, sparking the biggest comeback in country music history. Taking stock of the past while remaining vitally alive in the present and also keeping an eye on the future, The return of Tanya Tucker is a thrilling exploration of an unexpected friendship built on the joy of perfectly timed creative collaboration. This premiered at the 2022 SXSW Film Festival and will also premiere at TIFF next month before Sony Classics releases it in theaters for everyone to enjoy later this year. It feels like something more than just a biopic – about how music can transcend time and go on forever.
Here is the trailer (+ poster) of Kathlyn Horan’s doc The return of Tanya Tuckeron Youtube:
Trailblazing and hellish country music legend Tanya Tucker has defied standards of behavior for a woman in country music. Decades after Tanya faded from the spotlight, rising American music star Brandi Carlile takes it upon herself to write an entire album for her hero based on Tanya’s extraordinary life, sparking the biggest comeback in music history. country music. The Return of Tanya Tucker follows Tanya’s richly creative, captivating and bumpy journey to the top as Brandi encourages her to overcome her fears to create a new sound and reach a new audience. The writing, experimentation and refinement of this new music intertwines with all that has come before – using rare archival footage as well as photography to delve into Tanya’s story, which began in a single wide trailer in Seminole, Texas. The return of Tanya Tucker is directed by doc producer/filmmaker Catherine Horandirector of documentation Indigo Girls: A Lost Day and The IS project before, as well as other music videos and shorts. This originally premiered at the 2022 SXSW Film Festival earlier this year. Sony Classics will debut The return of Tanya Tucker music doc in select U.S. theaters from October 21, 2022 in early fall. Interested?