Taking Woodstock (2009)

  • Taking Woodstock
    • Genre : Comedy
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : R
    • Duration : 120 minute(s)
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : Focus Features
    • Official Site : http://www.takingwoodstockthemovie.com/
    • Reviews Rate
      Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.

    • Readers Rate
      3 of 5

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A generation began in his backyard... From Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee ("Brokeback Mountain," "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon"), comes "Taking Woodstock," a new comedy inspired by the true story of Elliot Tiber (Demetri Martin) and his family, who inadvertently played a pivotal role in making the famed Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the happening that it was.

It's 1969, and Elliot Tiber, a down-on-his-luck interior designer in Greenwich Village, New York, has to move back upstate to help his parents run their dilapidated Catskills motel, The El Monaco. The bank's about to foreclose; his father wants to burn the place down, but hasn't paid the insurance; and Elliot is still figuring how to come out to his parents.

When Elliot hears that a neighboring town has pulled the permit on a hippie music festival, he calls the producers, thinking he could drum up some much-needed business for the motel. Three weeks later, half a million people are on their way to his neighbor's farm in White Lake, NY, and Elliot finds himself swept up in a generation-defining experience that would change his life, and American culture, forever.


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