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Called "the greatest rock film ever made", this landmark documentary follows the Rolling Stones on their notorious 1969 U.S. tour. When three hundred thousand members of the Love Generation collided with a few dozen Hells Angels at San Francisco’s Altamont Speedway, Direct Cinema pioneers David and Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin were there to immortalize on film the bloody slash that transformed a decade’s dreams into disillusionment.
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Awesome movie. Pretty cool to see Mick in his youth. The Stones were styling then and knew they had made it, just didn't know how big they were yet.Published 1 month ago by Tommy Boy
It is the definitive Rock and Roll movie. I have nothing to say that hasn't already been said.Published 3 months ago by Darrell B.
If you're a fan of the Stones and are somewhat familiar with this movie, you might want to purchase this dvd edition. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Christopher Rendine
Still an extremely powerful film after all these years. There are some fantastic musical moments, some incredible historical moments, "hey, the Hell's Angels just punched our... Read morePublished 4 months ago by PJ Stone
Still chilling after all these years. The evil twin of Woodstock. Excellent live Stones performances.Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
A classic and will be loved by all, even if you aren't a fan.Published 6 months ago by BRETT GAVIN DAYMAN
Albert and David Maysles were brothers who partnered on numerous documentaries, perhaps most famously the 1976 GREY GARDENS. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Gary F. Taylor