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Taking Woodstock

It’s 1969 and Elliot Tiber, a down-on-his-luck interior designer in Greenwich Village, has to move back upstate to help his parents run their dilapidated motel.

entertainment Updated: Oct 22, 2009 17:36 IST

Taking Woodstock
Genre: Adventure
Director: Ang Lee
Cast: Henry Goodman, Edward Hibbert, Imelda Staunton
Synopsis: It’s 1969 and Elliot Tiber, a down-on-his-luck interior designer in Greenwich Village, has to move back upstate to help his parents run their dilapidated motel.

The bank’s about to foreclose; his dad wants to burn the place down, but hasn’t paid the insurance; and Elliot is still figuring how to come out to his parents. When Elliot hears about a hippie music fest in the neighbouring town, he thinks of drumming up some business.

Weeks later, half a million people are on their way to his neighbour’s farm, and Elliot finds himself swept up in a generation-defining experience that would change his life, and American culture, forever.

Hollywood film by Ang Lee Taking Woodstock is also releasing. The film stars Henry Goodman, Edward Hibbert, Imelda Staunton.