Video: Leonard Cohen Promotes Cinema Canada – 1992

The notion that Leonard Cohen’s voice is so compelling that his fans would buy a recording of him reading a telephone directory has become a cliche. Well, in this video, Leonard isn’t reading a phone book, but he does manage, within the scope of a 30 second promotion, to instill a longing to view Canadian movies.

Leonard Cohen – Cinema Canada Promo 1992
From TV Ads of Leonard Cohen, a video playlist by Roman Gavrilin aka Hermitage Prisoner
Video from Roman Gavrilin

I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted Jan 2, 2016.

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