Gimme Shelter

Film, Documentaries

Time Out says

The Altamont movie, and something of a bummer: if you love the Stones, you're likely to be irritated by the fact that the camera stays on Mick Jagger for virtually every frame; if you're keen to understand why the notorious murder took place and what responsibility the musicians should admit to, you're left with a vacuous look of shock and confusion on the singer's face; and if you get off on violence accompanied by music played loud and raw, you'll love it. Still, it is a reminder that the '60s were not entirely about love, peace and limp liberalism.

By: GA


Release details

90 mins

Cast and crew

David Maysles, Albert Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin
The Rolling Stones
Ike and Tina Turner
Jefferson Airplane
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