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8 /10
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8.78 /10

Directed by: Michael Wadleigh
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Released: 1970
Origin: US
Colour: C
Length: 184

Three days of rock and rain, thought by some at the time to herald a new era, but which in fact marked the end of it.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Mammoth rock concert , still of musical and sociologivcal interest. Highlights include Jimi Hendrix and the Who, the innovative use of split-screens, and some intelligent film editing (by, among others, Martin Scorsese). 1970 Oscar-winner as Best Documentary.

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