A Prairie Home Companion
- 105 min
- Directed by: Robert Altman
- Written by: Garrison Keillor
- Cast: Garrison Keillor, Woody Harrelson, L Q Jones, Tommy Lee Jones, Kevin Kline, Lindsay Lohan, Virginia Madsen, John C Reilly, Maya Rudolph, Meryl Streep, Lily Tomlin
- Website: www.aprairiehomecompanionmovie.com
It's the final night of a long-running variety radio show based on Keillor's real-life 'A Prairie Home Companion' and as the action follows the (celebrity cameo) acts on and off stage, a trenchcoated angel of death (Madsen) stalks Keillor. The final film from the recently deceased Altman is a genial, warm-hearted meditation on mortality itself.
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Words and Pictures4 Aug 2009
David Peace and Garrison Keillor celebrate fiction and adaptation
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A Prairie Home Companion20 Dec 2006
‘The death of an old man is not an occasion for tragedy,’ concludes the master of ceremonies Garrison Keillor in A Prairie Home Companion and it’s hard not to hear in these words the voice of the film’s director Robert Altman, who died a few weeks ago…
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