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A film shot over during a two-night performance by Neil Young at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.

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A film shot over during a two-night performance by Neil Young at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.

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From the director of one of the greatest music movies ever - The Talking Heads' STOP MAKING SENSE See more »

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$53,908 (USA) (10 February 2006)

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$1,827,544 (USA) (14 July 2006)
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Grant Boatwright plays Neil's 1953 Les Paul during "No Wonder". This is the only song to feature an electric guitar in the film. See more »

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Several times in the film and bonus material, Neil's Martin D-45 is referred as a "B-45" when subtitled. See more »

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Closing dedication: for daddy See more »

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Must See for Neil Fans
16 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a must see for Neil fans! Just shot in August of 2005. Not the Last Waltz but a great concert picture. Might be released as "Heart of Gold" not Prairie Wind. He's added some lb's but still sounds great. A pretty heartfelt performance. Original arrangements for the older tunes. Just close your eyes and go back in time. Great mix and remix. (nothing worse than a concert picture that sounds bad) Demme puts you in the first few rows of the auditorium except for two bizarre shots that remind you "oh yea someone is filming this I'm not at the concert" I believe Neil was having brain surgery a few days after the concert. Kind of a Goodbye to friends and fans if he didn't make it. Fortunately he's fine. You'll want to see this in an auditorium with a big screen and great sound like I did.


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