Twenty Feet from Stardom Movie

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The untold story of backup singers in popular music. It is a celebration of the voices from the edge, which brought shape and style to the soundtracks of our lives.

Who's Involved:

Morgan Neville, Cait Rogers, Gil Friesen

Release Date:

Friday, June 14, 2013 (Limited)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 1 hr, 30 m

Plot: What's the story about?

Morgan Neville follows half a dozen diverse and gifted back up singers from throughout music history, each of whom has a story to tell of life in the shadows of superstardom (Bruce Springsteen, The Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, Sting, Joe Cocker, Bette Midler to name just a few). These talented artists represent a range of styles that come from all eras of popular music, but each singer belongs to the first family of American voice. Now is their turn for the spotlight.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

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Crew: Who's making Twenty Feet from Stardom

A look at the Twenty Feet from Stardom behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Morgan Neville last directed They'll Love Me When I'm Dead and Won’t You Be My Neighbor?.



Gil Friesen
Cait Rogers




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Production: What we know about Twenty Feet from Stardom

Key Facts

  1. Official Selection:
    Sundance Film Festival, Jan. 17-27, 2013
    True / False Film Fest, Feb. 28- Mar. 3, 2013
    Miami International Film Festival, March 1 -10, 2013
    SXSW Film Festival, March 8-17, 2013
  2. Celebrated its world premiere with an overwhelming standing ovation at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

Filming Timeline

On or about January 19, 2013, the film was in Completed status.

Twenty Feet from Stardom Release Date: When was it released?

Twenty Feet from Stardom was released in 2013 on Friday, June 14, 2013 (Limited release). There were 12 other movies released on the same date, including Man of Steel, The Guillotines and Berberian Sound Studio.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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