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20 Feet from Stardom

Rating:PG-13 (for some strong language and sexual material)
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:June 14, 2013
Running time:90 minutes
Cast:Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill, Tata Vega
Director:Morgan Neville
Distributor:Radius-TWC

Web Site: http://twentyfeetfromstardom.com/

Description: The untold true story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century. Triumphant and heartbreaking in equal measure, the film is both a tribute to the unsung voices who brought shape and style to popular music and a reflection on the conflicts, sacrifices and rewards of a career spent harmonizing with others. 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. Along with rare archival footage and a peerless soundtrack are intimate interviews with Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Mick Jagger and Sting to name just a few.

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