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Downloaded (2013)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 1 July 2013 (USA)
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A documentary that explores the downloading revolution; the kids that created it, the bands and the businesses that were affected by it, and its impact on the world at large.

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Alex Winter

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Alex Winter
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Credited cast:
Henry Rollins ... Self
Cindy Margolis ... Self
Mike D ... Self
Noel Gallagher ... Self
Billy Corgan ... Self
Shawn Fanning ... Self
Sean Parker ... Self
Chris Blackwell ... Self
John Perry Barlow ... Self
Lawrence Lessig Lawrence Lessig ... Self
Seymour Stein ... Self
Hilary Rosen Hilary Rosen ... Self
Aaron Guadamuz Aaron Guadamuz ... Self
Howard Allan Abrams Howard Allan Abrams ... Self
Don Ienner Don Ienner ... Self
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A documentary that explores the downloading revolution; the kids that created it, the bands and the businesses that were affected by it, and its impact on the world at large.

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Napster: The Music. The Battle. The Revolution.

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The age old debate of how do musicians get paid for their work.
22 November 2013 | by music-education79See all my reviews

"Downloaded" is the story of Shawn Fanning and his revolutionary creation - Napster. This one has a star-studded cast and at a glance could be either very interesting or very boring. The plus side is that you can get everyone's side to the debate.

When I finished watching this, I was a little disappointed. Felt like they hadn't focused on the impact that this caused throughout the industry in quite the right light. Some might disagree.

I saw this one and several other music-themed docs at the Canadian International Doc Festival "Hot Docs". Wayne from Metalworks Studios mentioned his first impressions on a few I couldn't find the time to see: http://metalworksstudios.com/news/blog/item/81-music-documentaries


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1 July 2013 (USA) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$2,504, 23 June 2013

Gross USA:

$8,377

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,377
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