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Stones in Exile (2010)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Music | 12 July 2010 (Japan)
A look at the creation and impact of the 1972 Rolling Stones album "Exile on Main St."


Stephen Kijak




Credited cast:
The Rolling Stones ... Themselves (archive footage)
Mick Jagger ... Self
Keith Richards ... Self
Charlie Watts ... Self
Bill Wyman ... Self
Mick Taylor ... Self
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marshall Chess Marshall Chess ... Self
Sheryl Crow ... Self
Benicio Del Toro ... Self
Caleb Followill ... Self
Ashli Haynes ... Singer
Andy Johns Andy Johns ... Self
Anita Pallenberg ... Self
Liz Phair ... Self
Martin Scorsese ... Self


In 1971, to get breathing room from tax and management problems, the Stones go to France. Jimmy Miller parks a recording truck next to Keith Richards and Anita Pallenberg's Blue Coast villa, and by June the band is in the basement a few days at a time. Upstairs, heroin, bourbon, and visitors are everywhere. The Stones, other musicians and crew, Pallenberg, and photographer Dominique Tarle, plus old clips and photos and contemporary footage, provide commentary on the album's haphazard construction. By September, the villa is empty; Richards and Jagger complete production in LA. "Exile on Main Street" is released to mediocre reviews that soon give way to lionization. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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A little thin
28 September 2010 | by TashtagoSee all my reviews

As a promo for the re-release of Exile, the film does its job. But as other posters have noted there's not much of real substance here. Any Stones fan basically knows the background of the album and it has been covered although briefly in other bio-pics like 25 by 5, and in interviews. I was wanting a little more and by that I don't mean what Don Was and Will.a.am think of the recording. It would have been nice to see the writing process of a song through from beginning to end. The whole creative recording process from first germ of an idea to the final mix of the song. It could have been done too with the very same combination of stock footage, still shots , and interviews. Oh well the album is still great. And wow was Anita Pallenberg ever sexy then.

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