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"A Prairie Home Companion" is a 2006 American comedy film directed by Robert Altman in his final film. The film is a fictional representation of behind-the-scenes activities at the long-running public radio show of the same name.
- also known as The Last Broadcast, , Robert Altman's Last Radio Show
- country: United States of America
- languages: English Language, Norwegian Language
- producers: Wren Arthur, Robert Altman, Tony Judge, David Levy, Joshua Astrachan
- executive producers: George Sheanshang, Fisher Stevens, Bill Pohlad & John Penotti
- production design by Dina Goldman
- art direction by Jeff Schoen
- written by Garrison Keillor
- based on "A Prairie Home Companion" by Garrison Keillor & Ken LaZebnik
- Meryl Streep as Yolanda Johnson
- Maya Rudolph as Molly
- Lindsay Lohan as Lola Johnson
- John C. Reilly as Lefty
- Woody Harrelson as Dusty
- Kevin Kline as Guy Noir
- Virginia Madsen as Dangerous Woman
- Tommy Lee Jones as The Axeman
- Marylouise Burke as Lunch Lady
- Lily Tomlin as Rhonda Johnson
- L. Q. Jones as Chuck Akers
- Garrison Keillor as GK
- Jim Westcott as Stage Hand
- Sue Scott as Makeup Lady
- Tim Russell as Stage Manager
- music by Garrison Keillor
- genres: Musical comedy, Drama
- tagline: Live every show like it's your last.
- rating: PG-13 (USA)
- released on (9 years ago)
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A Prairie Home Companion is a live radio variety show created and hosted by Garrison Keillor. The show runs on Saturdays from 5 to 7 p.m. Central Time, and usually originates from the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota, although it is frequently taken on the road. A Prairie Home Companion is known for its musical guests, especially folk and traditional musicians, tongue-in-cheek radio drama, and Keillor's storytelling segment, "News from Lake Wobegon".
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A Prairie Home Companion, syndicated over National Public Radio and available overseas on America One and via the Armed Forces Networks in Europe and the Far East, attracts millions of listeners with its blend of humor, music, stories, ...
by Geoff Hamilton, Brian Jones
Critics describe the visual adaptationof A Prairie Home Companion as whimsical, gentle, and profound. In 2009, Keillor published Pilgrims: A Lake Wobegon Romance, which follows agroupof Woebegon residents on theirtrip to Rome. Further ...
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A Prairie Home Companion, for which Keillorhas won aPeabody Award and has been inducted into theRadioHall ofFame, isa vaudevillestyle variety show that includes live music, advertisements for imaginary products (such as Powdermilk ...
by George A. Barnett
This idea is sustained in no small part by various media representations of Minnesota, such as Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion, which brings a down-home view of the fictional city of Lake Wobegon, Minnesota, to public radio ...
Encyclopedia of Deception (2014)
by Timothy R. Levine
Garrison Keillor's radio program A Prairie Home Companion, where “all the children are above average.” Law of small numbers: A humorous label applied to the common tendency to overvalue information gained from small samples of data ...
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- A Prairie Home Companion
At Bass Concert Hall. No zoom on the cameraphone, but that's Garrison Keillor in the middle.
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- Garrison Keillor, A Prairie Home Companion
Photo credit: WarmSleepy
- A Prairie Home Companion, Garrison Keillor
Note: 3rd Avenue Bridge being reconstructed in the background.
Nicollet Island Amphitheater
July 5, 1980
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