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Karen Carpenter: Starving for Perfection
Pennsylvania Premiere

Karen Carpenter was one of the most iconic voices of her generation, when at just 32 years old, she died of a heart attack after a long battle with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa. Karen Carpenter: Starving for Perfection is an intimate look at the life of this singing legend as told through interviews with Olivia Newton-John, Carol Burnett, Belinda Carlisle, Kristin Chenoweth, and more. Featuring the beautiful music of The Carpenters and including a never-before-released interview with Karen herself, this captivating and revealing documentary offers astounding new insights into the singer’s tragically short life and enduring musical legacy.  

Official Selection — Milwaukee Film Festival  

“Martin adds layers and layers of understanding to Karen Carpenter, a woman who left way too soon.” – Sabina Dana Plasse, Film Threat  

Director:Randy Martin
Length:99 minutes
Released:2023
Language:English
Country:USA
SCREENINGS
2023

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