The documentary will have its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival, where it was selected Wednesday to screen out of competition.
The film will include Marshall reading Jolpin’s own letters to her family and lovers, while the soundtrack will have her hits “Cry Baby,” “Summertime” and “Piece of My Heart.” “After attempting to get this film off the ground for seven years, I am ecstatic that the film is finally ready to be seen,” Berg said.
The track is a feature of Echo In The Canyon an all-star indie tribute to the California folk-sound and artists of that era including The Beach Boys, The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, Love and of course, The Turtles.
The tribute includes live performances and an album (due in 2016) both of which feature Cat Power, Fiona Apple, Beck, Jakob Dylan and others.
“With a lot of these shows, you have one guy looking for love, so that show is from his vantage point — and then the man will dismiss the women as the show progresses.
“But, with ‘Coupled,’ the women get to choose if they want to pursue a relationship — and we fly in different guys every week.” The show, produced by Mark Burnett, unfolds on the Caribbean island of Anguilla, with 12 single professional women looking for love with 12 eligible bachelors.
"Everybody tends to think I'm crazy, which is the biggest problem in my life," she told me, and she wasn't just spouting rock-star hyperbole. About how, yeah, you record it, but if you stay alive and you keep playing it, the song is always alive too. And I feel like in the covers that you've done, you've been able to transform those songs -- Well, here's the thing about that: even with classical music hundreds of years ago, people always played covers. It reminds me of a place in me that's just happy and that's it, you know?A visit that also saw Chan record her album Moon Pix (including breakthrough track ) with both White and Dirty Three guitarist Mick Turner.Follow-up visits have included both band and solo excursions and have included festival slots at Meredith, Golden Plains, MONA FOMA, Sydney Festival, PIAF and headline shows in some of the country’s premier venues. Marshall, alongside Jakob Dylan (son of Bob), has lent her stunning vocals to a duo-rendering of , a lost classic from sixties mavericks The Turtles.Disarming Films, Jigsaw Productions and Thirteen Productions LLC’s “American Masters” co-produced “Janis” in association with Sony Music Entertainment and UEG. Six years after her last album of original material, Chan Marshall has moved on from her collaborative forays into Memphis soul and Delta blues.