Neil Young Journeys

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Neil Young Journeys
Directed by Jonathan Demme
Produced by Jonathan Demme
Elliot Rabinowitz
Starring Neil Young
Music by Neil Young
Cinematography Declan Quinn
Editing by Glenn Allen
Studio Shakey Pictures
Clinica Estetico
Distributed by Sony Pictures Classics
Release dates
  • September 12, 2011 (2011-09-12) (TIFF)
  • June 29, 2012 (2012-06-29)
Running time 87 minutes[1]
Country United States
Language English
Box office $215,026[2]

Neil Young Journeys is a 2011 American concert documentary film produced and directed by Jonathan Demme, featuring Neil Young and produced for Sony Pictures Classics. It is, along with Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006) and Neil Young Trunk Show (2009), part of a Neil Young trilogy being created by Demme.

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The film has Young visiting his childhood home of Omemee, Ontario with his brother where he arrives at his old haunts and tells stories of the people from his past. In addition, he also passes by Scott Young Public School, which was named in honor of his father, Scott Young.

Another major portion of the film is Young performing a concert at Massey Hall in Toronto, which features primarily his newer compositions. However, there are five classic songs with "Ohio" being the most prominent with archival footage of the Kent State Shootings in 1970 with photographs of the four students who were killed in the incident being displayed.

Reception[edit]

Neil Young Journeys has a 93% "fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes on 42 reviews with an average rating of 7.1/10.[3] The film holds a 74/100 rating, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[4]

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