2007 PG 1h 48m DVD


2007 PG 1h 48m DVD
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Coldplay, the Clash and Jimi Hendrix will never sound the same once you've heard the Young@Heart chorus, a group of Massachusetts senior citizens who thrill audiences worldwide with their unusual -- and unusually poignant -- covers of rock songs. Stephen Walker's humane and heartwarming documentary, which premiered at Sundance in 2008, follows the elderly ensemble as they prepare their latest show for public performances.
Joe Benoit, Helen Boston, Louise Canady, Elaine Fligman, Jean Florio, Len Fontaine, Stan Goldman, Jeanne Hatch, Eileen Hall, Donald Jones
Stephen Walker, Sally George
Widescreen 1.85:1
English, French, Spanish (Neutral)
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround
PG - Some material may not be suitable for children. Parents urged to give parental guidance. May contain some material parents might not like for their young children.
age 8+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 8+
age 8+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this is a documentary about senior citizens, which might, to teens, sound like a snore. It isn't. The film is alive with music and resilience. But over the course of the movie, two chronically ill members of the chorus die and concerns of geriatric health and impending death are addressed.

Sexual Content

Not applicable.


A mention of the deaths of two chorus members during the course of the documentary.


"Bitch" is said in one song.

Social Behavior

Reveals the best of humanity and focuses on community, courage, motivation, and the willingness to learn new things at any age.


Features popular songs from artists like Sonic Youth, The Clash, Talking Heads, Coldplay, James Brown, and others.

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Not applicable

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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