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PG-13| 1 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
"Grateful Dawg" offers a unique retrospective of Jerry Garcia and David Grisman's musical kinship that reflects the true spirit of their collaboration and offers an intimate, inside look for longtime and newer fans to enjoy. Includes live Garcia/Grisman performances as well as rare and unique personal moments from the studio, backstage and home-style jam sessions. Interviews with friends and family are intertwined with live and archival elements, creating an intimate portrait.

Cast: Joe Craven , Jerry Garcia , David Grisman , Jim Kerwin ,

Director: Gillian Grisman

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Grateful Dawg (2000)

Release Date: October 5th, 2001|1 hr. 20 min.

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  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    For music fans, there's great pleasure in hearing new audio tracks to "Sitting Here in Limbo," "Friend of the Devil" and more songs -- each one complete and unedited. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    The movie has a musical rather than a cinematic shape, defined by songs played in their entirety. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    You won't find many insights into the personalities, or even a hint of the demons that plagued Garcia until his death, but seeing the two men together -- keeps a smile on your face and your feet tapping throughout. show more

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