MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 11,083 this week

Down from the Mountain (2000)

G  |   |  Documentary, Music  |  26 October 2001 (UK)
7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 526 users   Metascore: 75/100
Reviews: 11 user | 22 critic | 12 from Metacritic.com

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

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 288 titles
created 07 Jun 2013
 
a list of 737 titles
created 19 Mar 2014
 
a list of 23 titles
created 03 May 2014
 
a list of 1168 titles
created 11 months ago
 
list image
a list of 122 titles
created 3 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Down from the Mountain (2000)

Down from the Mountain (2000) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Down from the Mountain.
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Music | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A concert inspired by the Coen Brothers' film, 'Inside Llewyn Davis,' which is set in the 1960s Greenwich Village folk music scene, featuring live performances of the film's music, as well ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Wilcha
Stars: The Avett Brothers, Scott Avett, Seth Avett
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A laconic, chain-smoking barber blackmails his wife's boss and lover for money to invest in dry cleaning, but his plan goes terribly wrong.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand, Michael Badalucco
Comedy | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a classical ensemble in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting but sharp old landlady.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Stars: Tom Hanks, Marlon Wayans, Irma P. Hall
Bad Santa (2003)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.

Director: Terry Zwigoff
Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, Lauren Graham
Blood Simple. (1984)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator to kill his cheating wife and her new man. But, when blood is involved, nothing is simple.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Stars: John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya
Barton Fink (1991)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Stars: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Tom Regan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A film featuring the veteran soul music artists and music of Stax Records.

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker
Stars: Wilson Pickett, Sam Moore, Mary Wilson
A Serious Man (2009)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Larry Gopnik, a Midwestern physics teacher, watches his life unravel over multiple sudden incidents. Though seeking meaning and answers amidst his turmoils, he seems to keep sinking.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Stars: Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Sari Lennick
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family's quintupelets, their lives get more complicated than they anticipated.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson
Adventure | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Stars: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson
Comedy

Follows surly private detective Harve Karbo as he delves into the seedy side of Hollywood high society and hangs out with his ne'er-do-well pals in El Segundo, Calif.

Stars: Chayim
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Evelyn Cox ...
Herself
Sidney Cox ...
Himself
Suzanne Cox ...
Herself
Willard Cox ...
Himself
Nathan Best ...
Himself
Issac Freeman ...
Himself
Robert Hamlett ...
Himself
Joseph Rice ...
Himself
Wilson Waters Jr. ...
Himself
John Hartford ...
Himself
Larry Perkins ...
Himself
...
Herself
...
Himself
...
Herself
Colin Linden ...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary | Music

Certificate:

G
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 October 2001 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Musiikkia Amerikan vuorilta  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$301,388 (USA) (14 December 2001)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Inside Look: Down from the Mountain (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Keep on the Sunny Side of Life
Written by Ada Blenkhorn and J. Howard Entwisle
Performed by The Whites
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
I was really disappointed by the technical and musical quality
28 January 2003 | by (Oslo, Norway) – See all my reviews

To make a concert in addition of the usual soundtrack cd was a good idea. But this film doesn´t make it. It is a cheap, low quality attempt to squeeze more money out of "O Brother Where Art Thou".

I like old time music and several of the artist in this concert are among my favorites. But the this concert on DVD is a big disappointment:

  • Picture: Hand-held cameras with a lot of camera shake and video-noise.


And the cameramen doesn´t react to the music. For example when there is a solo by the great dobro-player Jerry Douglas, the camera is still focused on the singer for a while.
  • Sound: Sound is terrible. It is mostly done with two microphones on


stage, which make the sound of many musicians disappear. The sound is harsh and sharp, and bass-notes cannot be heard. A year 2000 concert DVD with only 2 channel sound.
  • The music and the musicians: There are some great performances here,


but mostly the concert is let down by the fact that the artists barely had any rehearsal.

If you want to see what a good concert film should look and sound like, see James Taylor´s concert at the Beacon Theatre.


2 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Down from the Mountain (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page