Neil Young: Heart of Gold
Total score 8.8
Info2006. 1h43m. Musical documentary directed by Jonathan Demme.
Guide for parents: Rated PG in the USA.
SynopsisDiagnosed with a potentially life-threatening brain aneurysm, Neil Young recorded the 'Prairie Moon' album in a matter of days in Nashville just before surgery -- and, after recovery, asked Jonathan Demme to preserve a subsequent live showcase in the C&W music capital. So, the Young we see here is not the raw feedback merchant of the Crazy Horse tours, but a composed veteran reflecting on mortality and core values in a mellow, lightly countrified vein as his band of top musos shuffle along in cruise control.
Karl T. Himmel
Gary W. Pigg
The Fisk University Jubilee Singers
The Nashville String Machine
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