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Down from the Mountain (2000)

This is a documentary about the musical artists who performed the songs in the Coen Brothers' film O Brother, Where Art Thou?

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This is a documentary about the musical artists who performed the songs in the Coen Brothers' film O Brother, Where Art Thou?

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26 October 2001 (UK)  »

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Musiikkia Amerikan vuorilta  »

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$8,959 (USA) (15 June 2001)

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$301,388 (USA) (14 December 2001)
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Spun-off from O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) See more »

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Keep on the Sunny Side of Life
Written by Ada Blenkhorn and J. Howard Entwisle
Performed by The Whites
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A gem worthy of the historical place that needed to be commemorated
27 August 2001 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Concert movie focussing on the `bluegrass' songs of the Coens film `O Brother Where Art Thou?' EmmyLou Harris and other perform in a feast of music that washes over you from start to finish. Sadly it doesn't include the main song that George Clooney lip-synched too. At the Edinburgh film festival, where the movie got its international premiere, legendary music documentary maker D.A. Pennebaker (Don't Look Back) explained that they had tried to get the guy to sing it about six times but he always sang different words; as a `definitive' version had already been released on the `O Brother' soundtrack, they decided, after talking to the Coens, that the number should be dropped from `Down from the Mountain.'


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