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R| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmakers Barbara Kopple and Cecilia Peck examine the consequences of an anti-Bush comment. In 2003 Natalie Maines, singer for the Dixie Chicks, makes a negative comment about President George W. Bush. Controversy follows the group as fans and Republicans show their rage about the remark.

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Directors: Barbara Kopple , Cecilia Peck

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Weinstein Co.

Shut Up & Sing (2006)

Release Date: October 27th, 2006|1 hr. 39 min.

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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    For three years, the camera focuses on the Chicks as wives, mothers, entertainers and political flash points. Their fight to stay uncompromised is inspiring. show more

  • 100
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Documentary filmmakers pray for something to happen to their subjects when the cameras are rolling, and two-time Academy Award-winning documentarian Kopple struck gold when Maines told a crowd on the opening night of the band's first European tour that she was "ashamed" that President Bush was from Texas. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    While there is a vague hint of a vanity project in a few extraneous scenes, directors Barbara Kopple and Cecilia Peck have fashioned a compelling and rousing film that will not only appeal to Chicks fans, but make fans of those who weren't before. show more

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