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Standing in the Shadows of Motown (2002)

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108 min | Documentary, Music

Documentary about the Funk Brothers, a group of Detroit musicians who backed up dozens of Motown artists.
Writers
Walter Dallas (Narration) | Ntozake Shange (Narration) | Alan Slutsky (book "Standing in the Shadows of Motown")
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Composer
Alan Slutsky (as Allan Slutsky)
Production Designer
Rolfe D. Bergsman (as Rolfe Bergsman)
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$114,442
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$1,722,119
Gross (World)
$2,344,256
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Release date
Nov 29, 2002 (United States)

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7.8 / 10 | 3,189 votes