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Taking Woodstock
- Henry Goodman

Overview - Ang Lee (BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN) directs this film about the beginnings of the epic and legendary 1969 Woodstock Festival, which took place in Bethel, New York.  Read more...

 
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Overview

Ang Lee (BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN) directs this film about the beginnings of the epic and legendary 1969 Woodstock Festival, which took place in Bethel, New York.

Cast List

Ang Lee - Oscar winning Asian director, BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
Lee Ang - Oscar winning Asian director, BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
Demetri Martin - Comedy Central
Emile Hirsch - Actor, DANGEROUS LIVES OF ALTAR BOYS (2002)
Liev Schreiber - American actor, SCREAM series/LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA
Imelda Staunton - British Actress/Comedienne
Eugene Levy - SCTV alumnus
Dan Fogler - Star, BALLS OF FURY (2007)
Elliot Tiber - Author
Tom Monte - Author
Michael Hausman - Producer/Executive
James Schamus
Celia D. Costas - Producer
Celia Costas - Producer
Danny Elfman - Score composer
Jeffrey Dean Morgan - American Actor in UNCAGED and GREY'S ANATOMY
Eric Gautier

 
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    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 121
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 025192014017
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: R (MPAA)
  • Release Date: April 2010

Related Categories:
Movies > Comedies

Related Keywords:
Live-Action
True Story
Theatrical Release
Rock Bands
1960s

 
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Reviews:
"Lee delivers an entertaining light comedy about a real-life person who somewhat inadvertently helped the whole iconic concert to take place." - 05/16/2009 Hollywood Reporter


3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] gentle, anecdotal comedy that has oodles of nostalgic charm, as the locals of the Catskills find themselves swept up in an event whose transformative power changed a generation." - 05/18/2009 Box Office


3 stars out of 4 -- "This is a comedy with some sweet interludes....TAKING WOODSTOCK has the freshness of something being created, not remembered." - 08/26/2009 Chicago Sun-Times


"[A] meticulously rendered and achingly authentic portrait of a time and a place....The filmmaker has an acutely sensitive eye for family and tradition..." - 08/26/2009 Los Angeles Times


"It's as adventurous a film as Lee has ever made, utilizing split-screens, zoom lenses, kinetic slides in the mud, astonishingly long DeMillian takes featuring hundreds of stalled cars and a cast of thousands..." - 08/27/2009 Movieline


"Lee captures the fractious, joyful, monstrously evolving mass it all was." -- Grade: B- - 09/04/2009 Entertainment Weekly


“Lee makes a series of fascinating choices in TAKING WOODSTOCK, starting with the decision not to film Woodstock, the concert....He’s managed to make a moving that, for all its sweetness, is surprisingly subversive.” - 08/28/2009 Washington Post


4 stars out of 5 -- "Lee shows the experience from the outskirts...we see Woodstock as most attendees saw it: down among the mud and chaos...' - 11/02/2009 Uncut

 
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