Down from the Mountain

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Total Count: 31


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A concert documentary showing the Nashville performances of the country and bluegrass music stars involved with the recording of the "O Brother, Where Art Thou" movie soundtrack.


Critic Reviews for Down from the Mountain

All Critics (31) | Top Critics (12)

  • A film that's lovely to hear, though not much to look at.

    May 31, 2002 | Rating: 2.5/4
  • The music is grand, the performances are direct and Down From the Mountain is unpretentious in its presentation of both.

    Jan 6, 2002
  • In her performances and asides to the documentarians, it is Welch who best articulates why this music is so moving.

    Nov 8, 2001 | Rating: 3/4
  • It's impossible to deny the unalloyed joy that the film gives the spectator.

    Oct 21, 2001 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

    Jason Wood
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  • Like the old-timey music that inspired it, Down From the Mountain is sweet, serene and utterly unconcerned with polish.

    Oct 12, 2001 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • A tender tribute to Hartford's spirit, and to the enduring value of the plaintive and celebratory music that emerged from this country's farm fields and front porches and backwoods churches.

    Sep 21, 2001 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Down from the Mountain

  • Mar 31, 2012
    A very enjoyable concert film and a must see for any fan of O Brother, Where Art Thou?.
    Graham J Super Reviewer

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