The Last Waltz Poster

Release Date: December 31st, 1978

DVD Release Date: May 7th, 2002

PG|1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary
Seventeen years after joining forces as the backing band for rockabilly cult hero Ronnie Hawkins, Canadian roots rockers The Band call it quits with a lavish farewell show at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom on Nov. 25, 1976. Filmed by Martin Scorsese, this documentary features standout performances by rock legends such as Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, Joni Mitchell and Muddy Waters, as well as interviews tracing the group's history and discussing road life.

Cast: Robbie Robertson, Ringo Starr, Muddy Waters, Ron Wood, Neil Young, Paul Butterfield, Eric Clapton, Rick Danko

Director: Martin Scorsese

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Last Waltz Inc.

Distributors: United Artists

Keywords: Cool, 1970s, Rise

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