Taking Woodstock

Taking Woodstock

Demetri Martin
Director: Ang Lee Cast: Demetri Martin
Demetri Martin
, Dan Fogler
Dan Fogler
, Imelda Staunton
Imelda Staunton
Ang Lee

Blu-ray (Wide Screen)

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Overview

Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee tells the story of the Greenwich Village interior designer who inadvertently helped to spark a cultural revolution by offering the organizers of the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival boarding at his family's Catskills motel. The year is 1969. Change is brewing in America, and the energy in Greenwich Village is palpable. Elliot Tiber (Demetri Martin) is working as an interior designer when he discovers that a high-profile concert has recently lost its permit from the nearby town of Wallkill, NY. Emboldened by the burgeoning gay rights movement yet still tied to tradition in the form of the family business -- a Catskills motel called the El Monaco -- Tiber phones producer Michael Lang (Jonathan Groff) at Woodstock Ventures and offers boarding to the harried concert crew. Later, as the Woodstock Ventures staff begans arriving in droves, half a million concertgoers make their way to Max Yasgur's (Eugene Levy) adjacent farm in White Lake, NJ, to witness the counterculture celebration that would ultimately make history as one of the greatest events in the annals of rock & roll. Imelda Staunton, Emile Hirsch, Liev Schreiber, and Paul Dano co-star.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/15/2009
UPC: 0025192037160
Original Release: 2009
Rating: R
Source: Focus Features
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 2:01:00
Sales rank: 26,977

Special Features

Deleted scenes, including three only on blu-ray; Peace, love and cinema; Feature commentary with director Ang Lee and writer James Schamus

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Demetri Martin Elliot Tiber
Dan Fogler Devon
Imelda Staunton Sonia Teichberg
Emile Hirsch Billy
Eugene Levy Max Yasgur
Jonathan Groff Michael Lang
Henry Goodman Jake Teichberg
Jeffrey Dean Morgan Dan
Adam Le Fevre Dave
Kevin Chamberlain Jackson Spiers
Boris McGiver Doug
Paul Dano VW Guy
Kelli Garner VW Girl
Clark Middleton Frank
Christina Kirk Carol
Sondra James Margaret
Kevin Sussman Stan
Spadaque Volcimus Hippie Guy
Pippa Pearthree Miriam
Andy Prosky Bob
Gabriel Sunday Steven
Jeremy Shamos Steve Cohen
Liev Schreiber Vilma
Malachy Cleary Wes Pomeroy
Katherine Waterston Penny
David Wilson Barnes News Reporter
Patrick Cupo Charlie
Mamie Gummer Tisha
Skylar Astin John Roberts
Bette Henritze Annie
Stephen Kunken Mel
Will Janowitz Chip Monck
Louisa Krause Hippie Girl

Technical Credits
Ang Lee Director,Producer
Joseph G. Aulisi Costumes/Costume Designer
Joe Boyd Musical Direction/Supervision
Celia Costas Producer
Patrick Cupo Associate Producer
David Lee Associate Producer
Danny Elfman Score Composer
Éric Gautier Cinematographer
David Gropman Production Designer
Michael Hausman Executive Producer
Avy Kaufman Casting
Peter Rogness Art Director
David Sauers Associate Producer
James Schamus Producer,Screenwriter
Tim Squyres Editor

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