Year: 2009
USA: Focus Features
UK: Universal Pictures International UK
Cast: Henry Goodman, Imelda Staunton, Demetri Martin, Edward Hibbert, Kevin Chamberlin, Emile Hirsch, Paul Dano, Kelli Garner, Clark Middleton, Bette Henritze, Sondra James, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Christina Kirk, Gail Martino, Takeo Lee Wong, Adam LeFevre, Eugene Levy, Andy Prosky, Dan Fogler, Anthoula Katsimatides
Director: Ang Lee
Country: USA
USA & UK: 120 mins
USA Rated: R for graphic nudity, some sexual content, drug use and language
UK Certificate: 15 contains strong language and hard drug use
USA Release Date: 28 August 2009
UK Release Date: 13 November 2009


Elliot (Demetri Martin) is helping his parents' - Jake (Henry Goodman) and Sonia Teichberg (Imelda Staunton) - run their farm during the summer months when he learns that the organisers of Woodstock are cancelling the festival.

Hearing this news he sets about helping the organisers obtain a permit for the event and introduces them to Max Yasgur (Eugene Levy), a neighbouring dairy farmer, whose land would be an ideal location for the event.