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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 ... Self
Frank 'Pancho' Sampedro Frank 'Pancho' Sampedro ... Self
Billy Talbot Billy Talbot ... Self
Neil Young ... Self
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Larry Cragg Larry Cragg ... Self (segment "master guitar tech")
Jim Jarmusch ... Self
Elliot Roberts ... Self (segment "manager extraordinaire")
Keith Wissmar Keith Wissmar ... Self (segment "lighting wizard")
Scott Young Scott Young ... Self (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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Trivia

Roger Ebert's pick of Worst Picture of 1997 See more »

Connections

Features RoboCop 3 (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Tonight's the Night
Written by Neil Young
Performed by Neil Young and Crazy Horse
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Nice film, shame about the solos
4 May 1999 | by Teach-7See all my reviews

I DO like Neil Young and Crazy Horse, yet I felt Neil's simplistic guitar solos took up more screen-time than I would have liked. That is my only reservation. Jarmusch' good-natured approach and sympathetic questions makes this watchable and revealing. Neil's father obviously has great respect for his son. And Frank Sampedro's cynical retorts were very funny! More to the point - "Like a hurricane" still sounds like a rock classic.


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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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