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Ladies and Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones

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Director: Rollin Binzer

Actors: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor

Plot

In the early 1970s, amidst a backdrop of social upheaval and musical evolution, a legendary British rock band embarks on a enthusiastically anticipated tour across the United States. The tour, which showcases the band at the peak of its creative powers, captures the essence of the era's rock and roll scene, reflecting both the cultural zeitgeist and the personal dynamics of the group. As the band travels from city to city, their performances encapsulate a range of emotional and musical landscapes, offering an intimate glimpse into their world. The energy and charisma of the lead singer, coupled with the distinctive guitar riffs and rhythm section, create a live experience that is both electrifying and deeply personal. Their setlist combines a mix of classic hits and newer material, demonstrating their evolution as musicians and songwriters.

The film, shot with groundbreaking techniques for its time, provides an immersive concert experience, placing viewers virtually on stage with the band. Through a mix of close-up shots and wider angles that capture the audience's frenetic energy, the film creates a palpable sense of being amidst the crowd. The interactions between band members, their connection with the audience, and the sheer power of their live performance are highlighted, offering a raw and unfiltered look at the magic of live music. This captivating portrayal not only solidifies the band's status as rock icons but also serves as a time capsule for one of the most vibrant periods in rock and roll history.

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Writers: N/A

Release Date: 01 Jan 1974

Runtime: 90 min

Rating: PG

Country: United States

Language: English

Reviews

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Score: 64

Ladies and Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones

Blu Ray

Eagle Rock's Blu-ray of The Rolling Stones is highly recommended for fans, with historic yet imperfect A/V.

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