Won't Let the Angels Take You Away
110 minutes / All ages / 2007 / United States of America / Average:
Truckstop Honeymoon, a husband and wife bluegrass band, struggle to keep their music and family alive after their home in New Orleans's Ninth Ward is destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.
A family, a flood, and folk music: Three months after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, a husband and wife country/bluegrass band called Truckstop Honeymoon return from their new residence in Lawrence, Kansas to survey the damage to their home and community in the Ninth Ward.
Utilizing the direct-cinema style, the film compassionately enters the lives of Mike West, Katie Euliss, and their daughters Sadie and Vega as they tour the American Midwest and the South - delighting audiences with their rambunctious music, sharp-tongued lyrics, and determination to survive.
This feature documentary is a tale of family, community, music, and survival amidst the ruins of the most devastating storm of the century