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A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

PG-13
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court.
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Writers
Garrison Keillor (screenplay) (story) | Ken LaZebnik (story)
Cinematographer
Edward Lachman (as Ed Lachman)
Casting Director
Pam Dixon (as Pam Dixon Mickelson)
Production Designer
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Budget
$10,000,000
Opening weekend
$4,566,293
Gross (US & Canada)
$20,342,852
Gross (World)
$25,986,072
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Release date
Jun 9, 2006 (United States)

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Sue Scott
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Meryl Streep
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Lily Tomlin
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Andy Stein
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Gary Raynor
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Arnie Kinsella
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6.8 / 10 | 21,055 votes