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PG-13| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
In this hilarious backstage mockumentary, three eclectic, never-quite-famous folk bands come together for the first time in decades following the death of their manager to put on an reunion concert in his honor, at the request of his son (Bob Balaban). For the members of The Folksmen, The New Main Street Singers, and Mitch & Mickey, time has not been kind. As the show approaches, apprehension sets in, romances are rekindled and ambitions are permanently deferred.

Cast: Bob Balaban , Christopher Guest , John Michael Higgins , Eugene Levy , Jane Lynch , Michael McKean , Catherine O'Hara , Parker Posey

Director: Christopher Guest

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

A Mighty Wind (2003)

Release Date: April 16th, 2003|1 hr. 30 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
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  • I've seen A Mighty Wind only twice so far. Maybe it is less fresh than "Guffman," more strained than "Best in Show." Who cares? It's still a gift from comedy heaven. show more

  • The picture gently caricatures the folk music scene with dozens of delicate brush strokes, creating a picture that's increasingly, gloriously funny -- as in entire lines of dialogue are lost because the audience's laughing so hard. show more

  • Like the first half of "Best in Show," the movie is so deadpan that sometimes you have to pinch yourself to realize how potently satirical it is. show more

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