You Light Up My Life (film)
|You Light Up My Life|
|Directed by||Joseph Brooks|
|Produced by||Joseph Brooks|
|Written by||Joseph Brooks|
|Music by||Joseph Brooks|
|Edited by||Lynzee Klingman|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
You Light Up My Life is a 1977 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Joseph Brooks. The picture stars Didi Conn, Stephen Nathan and Michael Zaslow, and follows a girl named Laurie (Conn), who wants to be a singer. Soon, she finds herself pressed by young friends to sing and her father, who wants her to be a comic.
The film received the Academy Award for Best Original Song as well as the Grammy Award for Song of the Year for the title song "You Light Up My Life." The song was written by Joseph Brooks and sung for the film's soundtrack by Kvitka "Kasey" Cisyk.
The song was later recorded by Debby Boone, and upon its release, it was #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 for a record-setting 10 consecutive weeks, making it the biggest hit of the 1970s. It earned Debby Boone a Grammy for Best New Artist.
- You Light Up My Life at the Internet Movie Database
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