"Just so you know, we're ashamed the president of the United States is from Texas."
This film documents how those 15 words in 2003 took the Dixie Chicks from the peak of their popularity as the top-selling female recording artists of all time, through the days, months and years of mayhem that followed.
Maines, Martie Maguire, and Emily Robison respond to the extensive and sometimes scary criticism they've faced, though their latest music, including a song called "Not Ready to Make Nice," also speaks for itself. Kopple and Peck spend a lot of time with the band on a human level as well, in homes and dressing rooms and recording studios. The collective--and quite touching--portrait is of three women who wish only the best for one another and back each other's decisions all the way. This is essential viewing for fans of the gifted Kopple as well as the always-against-the-odds Dixie Chicks. -- Tom Keogh
|Recommended Age||14 and up|
|Actors||Natalie Maines, Emily Robison, Martie Maguire, Rick Rubin, George W. Bush|
|Director||Barbara Kopple, Cecilia Peck|
|Running Time||93 minutes|
|Release Date||Feb 20, 2007|