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Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006)

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A film shot over during a two-night performance by Neil Young at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.

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Jonathan Demme
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Neil Young ... Self
Emmylou Harris ... Self
Ben Keith Ben Keith ... Self
Spooner Oldham Spooner Oldham ... Self
Rick Rosas Rick Rosas ... Self
Karl T. Himmel Karl T. Himmel ... Self (as Karl Himmel)
Chad Cromwell Chad Cromwell ... Self
Wayne Jackson Wayne Jackson ... Self
Pegi Young ... Self
Grant Boatwright Grant Boatwright ... Self
Diana DeWitt Diana DeWitt ... Self
Gary W. Pigg Gary W. Pigg ... Self (as Gary Pigg)
Anthony Crawford ... Self
Tom McGinley Tom McGinley ... Self
Jimmy Sharp Jimmy Sharp ... Self
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A film shot over during a two-night performance by Neil Young at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.

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Filmed in concert over two nights at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium See more »

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Documentary | Music

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Rated PG for some drug-related lyrics | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Musician in band - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. See more »

Goofs

Several times in the film and bonus material, Neil's Martin D-45 is referred as a "B-45" when subtitled. See more »

Crazy Credits

Closing dedication: for daddy See more »

Connections

Featured in Cruising with Neil (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Comes A Time
Written by Neil Young
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Worth the price of admission!
20 February 2006 | by jeff-1334See all my reviews

I am a Neil Young fan for over 25 years. I love most of his work. I hate some of it. Neil likes to experiment. He is never afraid of failure. This boils down to 'You can't please everybody'. I have attended about 8 of his concerts plus his previous movie 'Rust Never Sleeps'. I took my son on his 20th birthday to the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood to see this movie. I also took my my wife, my 11 year-old daughter, and my son's 18 year-old girlfriend. Everyone of us loved the movie. The theatre was completely silent during the entire program. The lady next to me actually clapped after several songs. It was easy to forget we were at a movie. It felt so much like a live performance, except the acoustics were better and we could see every performer. Maybe I can identify with many of the songs he sang. My son has left home and come back. My father is in the early stages of 'Dementia'. This made the performance very personal for me. I had to remind myself that Neil was performing for millions of fans, not just myself. The movie is beautiful in its simplicity. It does not rely on sets or props or special effects. Just a bunch of very talented musicians. The lighting and camera work truly complete the mood. The day after we saw the movie, my 11 year-old daughter told me she understood the song Neil sang about his daughter. She understood the line 'I miss you, but I won't hold you down'. Yes, I loved this movie. I only wished I was at the Ryman during filming. Go see this movie. Take your wives, your kids, your friends, and anyone else you can think of.


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Language:

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Release Date:

11 May 2006 (Australia) See more »

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Prairie Wind See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$53,908, 12 February 2006

Gross USA:

$1,904,606

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,201,933
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