Standing in the Shadows of Motown Movie Review 2002

Information and Film Reviews for Standing in the Shadows of Motown the Movie

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Director Justman and writer Slutsky (who wrote the book of the same name) reveal the behind-the-scenes story of the "Funk Brothers," the musicians who backed-up Motown's best and were unknown to anyone but their peers and music fanatics. There's archival footage, interviews with the remaining "Brothers," and a concert performance with contemporary singers doing the Motown standards accompanied by these living legends.

Distribution

Artisan Entertainment, 2700 Colorado Ave., Ste. 200, Santa Monica, CA 90404, Phone: (310)449-9200, Fax: (310)255-3730, URL: http://www.artisanent.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 108 minutes.
Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Documentary, Interviews, Detroit, Growing Older
Screenplay
Ntozake Shange, Walter Dallas
Cinematography
Doug Milsome, Lon Stratton
Director
Paul Justman
Other
Allan Slutsky, Allan Slutsky, Anne Erikson
Producer
Sandy Passman, Allan Slutsky, Paul Justman, Artisan Entertainment

Awards

N.Y. Film Critics 2002: Feature Doc.

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