Taking Woodstock

Taking Woodstock
  • 2009
  • US
  • 1h 50min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ang Lee
  • Written by: James Schamus, Book:, Elliot Tiber, Tom Monte
  • Cast: Demetri Martin, Imelda Staunton, Henry Goodman, Liev Schreiber, Jonathan Groff, Eugene Levy, Emile Hirsch, Paul Dano
  • Website: www.filminfocus.com/focusfeatures/…

Focusing primarily on the personal trials of Woodstock's organiser, this amiable comedy about how the world's most iconic music festival came to pass is less about the goings-on on stage and more about the vibes, man. Milder than Lee's previous work, it nevertheless hints at the dark clouds gathering on the horizon with a late reference to Altamont.

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Taking Woodstock

30 Oct 20093 stars

(15) 110min After the hardcore sex-and-politics of Lust, Caution, Ang Lee finds peace and love with this amiable comedy about how the world’s most iconic music festival came to pass. The film is based on a true story: stand-up comedian turned actor…

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