Love Shines is a documentary film about Canadian songwriter Ron Sexsmith. The film is written and directed by Douglas Arrowsmith, and cast by Rob Bowman, Elvis Costello, Steve Earle, Leslie Feist, Tony Ferguson, Dorothy Grodesky, Colleen Hixenbaugh, Daniel Lanois, Bob Rock, Christopher Sexsmith, Ron Sexsmith and Kiefer Sutherland.

Plot summery: The film follows Canadian songwriter Ron Sexsmith as he embarks on a last ditch effort to achieve a 'hit'. The curtain pulls back for a rare glimpse inside the process as Sexsmith works with legendary producer Bob Rock (Metallica, Motley Crue). But will this be enough? Sexsmith must emerge with a song that achieves commercial radio play, but the journey with Rock also turns introspective. Through a series of flashbacks, Sexsmith confronts the meaning of success, weighing the lure of stardom against the humble beginnings that sparked the 'birth' of his songs. Punctuated by Super 8 footage chronicling the early years, and a stellar cast, Love Shines is a journey to the heart and soul of what songwriting is truly about.


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