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G| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
When the time came for the Coen Brothers to find the music for their Southern period piece comedy, "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," they asked record producer T Bone Burnett to lend a hand. The resulting "Down From The Mountain" documents the evening's concert, complete with backstage preparations and rehearsals. Co-produced by Frazer Pennebaker, the film by D A Pennebaker, Chris Hegedus and Nick Doob captures a joyous and free-spirited celebration of a truly American musical form.

Cast: T Bone Burnett , Terry Bulger , Joel Coen , Ethan Coen , Tim Blake Nelson , Ralph Stanley , Chris Thomas King , Emmylou Harris

Directors: Chris Hegedus , D.A. Pennebaker , Nick Doob

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Cowboy Pictures

Down From the Mountain (2001)

Release Date: June 15th, 2001|1 hr. 38 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    If the heart of the film is Hartford, who late in his struggle with cancer conveys the luminous colors of a man at his twilight, its soul is Welch. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Good music stands alone, and the documentary is jaunty fun. show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    A delightful concert documentary that proves once more what a neglected masterpiece the Coen Brothers gave us last year in their Depression chain-gang odyssey, "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" show more

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