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Taking Woodstock is a american film of genre Drama directed by Ang Lee released in USA on 5 november 2009 with Imelda Staunton

Taking Woodstock (2009)

Taking Woodstock
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Released in USA 5 november 2009
Length 2h
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama,    Musical
Rating66% 3.348223.348223.348223.348223.34822

Taking Woodstock is a 2009 American comedy-drama film about the Woodstock Festival of 1969, directed by Ang Lee. The screenplay by James Schamus is based on the memoir Taking Woodstock: A True Story of a Riot, a Concert, and a Life by Elliot Tiber and Tom Monte.

The film premiered at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, and opened in New York and Los Angeles on August 26, 2009, before its wide theatrical release two days later.

Synopsis

Set in 1969, the film follows the true story of Elliot Tiber (Demetri Martin), an aspiring Greenwich Village interior designer whose parents, Jake (Henry Goodman) and Sonia (Imelda Staunton), own the small dilapidated El Monaco Resort in White Lake, in the town of Bethel, New York. A hippie theater troupe, The Earthlight Players, rents the barn, but can hardly pay any rent. Due to financial trouble, the motel may have to be closed, but Elliot pleads with the local bank not to foreclose on the mortgage and Sonia delivers a tirade about her struggles as a Russian refugee. The family is given until the end of the summer to pay up.

Actors

Imelda Staunton

(Sonia Teichberg)
Demetri Martin

(Elliot Teichberg)
Henry Goodman

(Jake Teichberg)
Liev Schreiber

(Wilma)
Edward Hibbert

(British Gentleman)
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