A Prairie Home Companion
On a rainy Saturday night in St. Paul, Minn., fans file into the Fitzgerald Theater to see "A Prairie Home Companion," a staple of radio station WLT, not knowing that WLT has been sold to a Texas conglomerate and that tonight's show will be the last.
Shot entirely in the Fitzgerald, except for the opening and closing scenes which take place in a nearby diner, the picture combines Altman's cinematic style and intelligence and love of improvisation and Keillor's songs and storytelling to create a fictional counterpart to the actual "A Prairie Home Companion" radio show, which has heard on public radio stations coast to coast for the past quarter-century (and which, in real life, continues to broadcast).
Starring Garrison Keillor, Kevin Kline, Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Lindsay Lohan, Meryl Streep, Lily Tomlin, Virginia Madsen
Directed by Robert Altman
Running Time - 1:40
Genre - Comedy
Opened in Theaters - Friday, June 9th, 2006
This movie is not currently playing in theaters.
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