Friday, July 31, 2009

Taking Woodstock Preview/Synopsis

Taking Woodstock Aug 28

Directed by Oscar winner Ang Lee ( Brokeback Mountian, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon ) Staring Demetri Martin, Emile Hirsch, Imelda Staunton, Eugene Levy, Liev Schreiber, Paul Dano, Kelli Garner, Dan Fogler, Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Written by James Schamus ( Crouching Tiger ) Cinematography by Eric Gautier ( Into The Wild ) Editng by by Oscar nominee Tim Squyres ( Crouching Tiger ) Music by multi Oscar nominee Danny Elfman ( Good Will Hunting, Milk )

Film is taken and adapted from the Elliot Tiber book on how he basically was responsible for assembling the largest concert setting of all time in upstate New York in August of 1969 that ended up being the ground breaking Woodstock concert festival.

Rated R For graphic nudity, some sexual content, drug use and language. 110 min.

Oscar chances ? Possible for Adapted Screenplay.

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