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Downloaded (2013)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 1 July 2013 (USA)
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A documentary that explores the downloading revolution; the kids that created it, the bands and the businesses that were affected by it, and its impact on the world at large.

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Alex Winter

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Cast

Credited cast:
Henry Rollins ... Himself
Cindy Margolis ... Herself
Sean Parker ... Himself
Noel Gallagher ... Himself
Mike D ... Himself
Billy Corgan ... Himself
Shawn Fanning ... Himself
Chris Blackwell ... Himself
Seymour Stein ... Himself
John Perry Barlow ... Himself
Don Ienner Don Ienner ... Himself
Lawrence Lessig Lawrence Lessig ... Himself
Hilary Rosen Hilary Rosen ... Herself
Samuel Kolb Samuel Kolb ... Himself
Howard Allan Abrams Howard Allan Abrams ... Himself
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A documentary that explores the downloading revolution; the kids that created it, the bands and the businesses that were affected by it, and its impact on the world at large.

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Taglines:

Napster: The Music. The Battle. The Revolution.

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 July 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Скачано See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,504, 23 June 2013

Gross USA:

$8,377

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,377
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A fascinating, alternate-universe look at the dawn of the music-sharing phenom
15 April 2017 | by flagrant-14680See all my reviews

DOWNLOADING! Once a cause of concern in the industry, yet now a footnote to our all-digital music marketplace. Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker — the latter portrayed by Justin Timberlake in "The Social Network" — seem flummoxed in late-1990s interviews and in court by the lack of foresight in the industry. Director Alex Winter tracks the evolution of our tunes, and current glimpses of Fanning, especially, show how small revolutions can have larger, often disturbing, sound waves.


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