|The Last Waltz 1978 PG, 115 min.|
Genre: Documentary / Musical
Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, Neil Young, Levon Helm, Muddy Waters, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Martin Scorsese, The Band, Paul Butterfield, Dr. John, Joni Mitchell, Ronnie Hawkins
This last concert by Sixties rock group, "The Band," during Thanksgiving, 1976, includes 12 of their songs plus great guest performances–including those by Ringo Starr, Ronnie Hawkins, Muddy Waters, and Bob Dylan. Martin Scorsese interviews members of "The Band" offstage, and songs presented onstage include "Up On Cripple Creek," and "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down."
|Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival 1996 N/R, 127 min.|
Director: Murray Lerner
Cast: Jethro Tull, The Who, The Doors, Miles Davis, Donovan, Jimi Hendrix, Kris Kristofferson, Joni Mitchell, Tiny Tim, Joan Baez
This documentary is fascinating for its insightful capture of a bygone era in rock history. Following Woodstock, 1970's The Isle of Wright festival was planned, and the result was a disaster from the viewpoint of fans–paying and gate crashers alike.
|Renaldo and Clara 1978 R, 122 min.|
Director: Bob Dylan
Cast: Bob Dylan, Sara Dylan, Sam Shepard, Ronee Blakely, Ronnie Hawkins, Joni Mitchell, Joan Baez, Harry Dean Stanton, Arlo Guthrie, Roberta Flack, Jack Elliott, Bob Neuwirth, Allen Ginsberg, Mel Howard, David Mansfield
A 1975 concert tour serves as the backdrop for this fictional account of the "Rolling Thunder Review." Renaldo (Bob Dylan) is a guitarist, and his companion is Clara (Sara Dylan). The story includes documentary footage that includes Ruben "Hurricane" Carter and his struggles.
|1. The Last Waltz (1978)|
2. Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival (1996)
3. Renaldo and Clara (1978)
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