- Rated: G
- Run Time: 1 hours, 38 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: October 23, 2001
- Originally Released: 2001
- Label: Lions Gate
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital Stereo - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 06/15/2001
"...The music speaks for itself....It's at once plain-spoken and otherworldly, grounded in a vanishing rural way of life and uncannily modern..."
Hollywood Reporter - 06/26/2001
"...It offers many stirring musical performers..."
Los Angeles Times - 09/07/2001
"...If you love this music, you won't need any convincing about how enjoyable DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAIN is; if you're not yet a fan, this film could be the convincer..."
Sight and Sound - 11/01/2001
"...The concert itself rocks along in a gentle bluegrass way....DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAIN is a worthwhile souvenir for fans of the genre..."
The musicians behind the Soggy Bottom Boys, which is the name of the fictional bluegrass band in the Coen brothers's movie O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU', are featured in this documentary, which centers on a bluegrass concert in Nashville, Tennessee given by the bands that contributed to O BROTHER's soundtrack, and provides a brief history of folk and bluegrass music.
Concert Footage |
Folk Music |
Music (General) |
Music Instruction |