20 feet from stardom

It was a sad but true story of the unsung heroes of the past. See All Details and Credits. October 24, Rating: These gifted artists span a range of styles, genres and eras of popular music, but each has a uniquely fascinating and personal story to share of life spent in the shadows of superstardom.

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Still for any music lover, this is a must watch, and it showcases the talents of these women perfectly. And, at the film's midpoint, when Clayton talks about the late-night recording session in of "Gimme Shelter," the memory takes on the glow of myth.

This film features terrific interviews from famous backup singers that tell their story. There were more great movies released in than in any year in recent The movie takes its cues from Standing in the Shadows of Motown, another act of pop-culture revisionism that tried to give musical credit where it was due.

For that, 20 Feet From Stardom delivers, but there are things that could have been improved upon as well. This page was last edited on 3 Octoberat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

August 30, Full Review…. This Oscar winning documentary is both engrossing and fun highlighting as it does the careers and importance of some of the most famous backing singers in the business. July 5, Rating: There are profiles of some of starvom greats Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer and interviews with lots of women who've joined them.

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View All Audience Reviews. Please enter your birth date to watch this video:. The documentary tells similarly poignant stories in a fast-paced 91 minutes through interviews, contemporary concert footage and great archival stuff. View All Photos In fact, most of them were better that the lead singers and had an incredible voice. Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight.

The most important part of the film is exposing the talent dtardom these singers have, and bringing to light their legacy in the genre. A crowd-pleaser, through and through.

20 Feet From Stardom

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Lisa Fischer said of backup singing: More Top Movies Trailers Forums.

Particularly a line 200 of them say as like 'in entertainment business nothing is guaranteed', so true. I really loved the film, and I think it's an important film as it showcases really talented singers that deserve to be recognized.

20 Feet from Stardom

Artists including Mick Jagger talk about their backing singers -- and the soundtrack is, of course, heavenly. Awards for 20 Feet from Stardom. Just a big nothing. Chicago Tribune - Michael Phillips Jul 11, It was a sad but true story of the unsung heroes of the past. TVJerry Jul 18, There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

20 Feet From Stardom

Just about everything in this movie is right. January February March April May June July August September October November December 1 2 3 fdet 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Enter You are not allowed to view this material at this time.

An interesting look at why these powerhouse singers were always in the background and never made it big in their own right it could have been A fascinating documentary focussing on a group of backing singers who were ubiquitous in the 60's and 70's on some of the biggest tracks of all times. Frrom Award for Best Documentary Feature.

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