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24th Athens International Film Festival

20 Feet From Stardom

They’ve got careers that span decades, they’ve sang in hit songs, they’ve performed in front of huge audiences, while their CVs read like a Who’s Who of pop, rock and soul music. And on top of all that, they’ve got voices that could make established artists go green with envy.

They’ve got careers that span decades, they’ve sang in hit songs, they’ve performed in front of huge audiences, while their CVs read like a Who’s Who of pop, rock and soul music. And on top of all that, they’ve got voices that could make established artists go green with envy.

So how come no one knows their names? And why have their careers fallen short of that microphone, that much-coveted record contract, doomed to stay in the sidelines forever?

Drawing inspiration from the personal stories of some of the most important back-up singers in the business, Morgan Neville’s delightful documentary introduces audiences to some fiercely talented ladies like Darlene Love, Merry Clayton and Lisa Fischer, paying tribute to the music industry’s unsung heroes. L.K.


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Πρωτότυπος τίτλος / Original title: 20 Feet from Stardom

Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Morgan Neville

Φωτογραφία / DoP: Graham Willoughby, Nicola Marsh

Μοντάζ / Editor: Robert Bralver

Εμφανίζονται / Featuring: Lou Adler, Stevvi Alexander Patti Austin, Chris Botti

ΗΠΑ / USA
2012
Εγχρωμο / Color
91'
Αγγλικά / English

* Screens on 21st September and 22nd September


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