Standing In The Shadows Of Motown

Standing in the Shadows of Motown is a 2002 documentary film directed by Paul Justman that recounts the story of The Funk Brothers, the uncredited and largely unheralded studio musicians who were the house band that Berry Gordy hand-picked in 1959.

Standing in the Shadows of Motown est un film documentaire américain réalisé par Paul Justman qui raconte l'histoire du groupe The Funk Brothers, musiciens de studio qui ont participé à la plupart des enregistrements du label Motown entre 1959 et 1972. Ils ont enregistré à eux seuls plus de titres n°1 que les Beach Boys, les Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley et les Beattles réunis.

Directed by: Paul Justman
Produced by: Paul Justman, Sandford Passman, Allan Slutsky
Written by: Walter Dallas, Ntozake Shange, Allan Slutsky
Narrated by: Andre Braugher
Distributed by: Artisan Entertainment (US)
Release date: November 15, 2002
Running time: 116 mins
Language: English

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