Only the Strong Survive


This musical docu-drama takes a look at the roots of soul music in the USA. It visits several cities and artists from the early years of soul, and features said artists redoing the hits that made them famous.


97 minutes.
All ages .
Musical, Documentary

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Rufus Thomas, Isaac Hayes, Mary Wilson, The Chi-Lites, Ann Peebles, Wilson Pickett
Director
Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker
ScreenplayGlen Morgan, from the 1971 screenplay by Gilbert Ralston, based on his novel.
MusicShirley Walker
CinematographyNick Doob, Chris Hegedus, Erez Laufer, Jehane Noujaim, D.A. Pennebaker
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2002
Produced byPennebaker Hegedus Films





Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus
Gary van Dyk
15
The Star
Judith Prescott
16
Die Burger
Gabriël Botma
10
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
5

What the People say

Internet
25 Netizens
14

Average .. 60%

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