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Year of the Horse (1997)

This film documents Neil Young and Crazy Horse's 1996 concert tour. Jim Jarmusch interviews the band about their long history, and we see backstage footage from the 1970s and 1980s.

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Jim Jarmusch

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ralph Molina Ralph Molina ... Himself
Frank 'Pancho' Sampedro Frank 'Pancho' Sampedro ... Himself
Billy Talbot Billy Talbot ... Himself
Neil Young ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Larry Cragg Larry Cragg ... Himself (segment "master guitar tech")
Jim Jarmusch ... Himself
Elliot Roberts ... Himself (segment "manager extraordinaire")
Keith Wissmar Keith Wissmar ... Himself (segment "lighting wizard")
Scott Young Scott Young ... Himself (segment "Neil's dad")
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This film documents Neil Young and Crazy Horse's 1996 concert tour. Jim Jarmusch interviews the band about their long history, and we see backstage footage from the 1970s and 1980s.

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crank it up

Genres:

Documentary | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and drug content | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

October Films

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Year of the Horse: Neil Young and Crazy Horse Live See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,179, 12 October 1997

Gross USA:

$189,491
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Shakey Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

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Soundtracks

Music Arcade
Written by Neil Young
Performed by Neil Young
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One for the fans
7 June 2007 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

Jim Jarmusch (Broken Flowers, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai) directed this documentary (his only one) of Neil Young and Crazy Horse's 1996 concert tour.

Jarmusch's grainy, home-movie style make this a very interesting film as we look into the background of the band.

Ten songs including "F*ckin' up", "Slips Away", and "Tonight's the Night". The only complaint I had about the music was Neil Young's guitar solos. They seemed to go on forever.

This movie is really for Neil Young fans. 20+ years of music history in a couple of hours.


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