A prestigious cast headed by Academy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winner director Robert Altman ("Short Cuts," "Gosford Park"), including Academy Award-winner Tommy Lee Jones ("In the Valley of Elah," "The Client") and Academy Award-winner Meryl Streep ("The Devil Wears Prada," "The Bridges of Madison County"), among many others star in this fictionalized film account of Garrison Keeler's popular radio program. The Fitzgerald Theater is about to close for business after radio station WLT is purchased by a rich Texan company and the celebrity cast prepares for its last performance as they fill quirky roles of singing cowboys, stagehands, businessmen and angles. Also starring Lindsay Lohan ("Georgia Rule," "Mean Girls"), Academy Award-nominee Woody Harrelson ("Semi-Pro," "Natural Born Killers") and Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominee John C. Reilly ("Chicago," "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby").
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: The final film by the great Robert Altman, A Prairie Home Companion, the big screen adaptation of Garrison Keillor's radio broadcast showcases plenty of the director's strengths: it's got a gigantic cast and plenty of quirky acting and dialogue.
Quirky, provocative film about relationships.
Cast & Crew
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- English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
- Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.