Standing In The Shadows Of Motown
Documentarian Paul Justman pays tribute to the anonymous house musicians behind the singular ’60s Motown sound. Collectively called The Funk Brothers, elite instrumentalists such as bassist James Jamerson, drummer Benny Benjamin, pianist Joe Hunter and guitarist Eddie Willis received no credit for their immortal contribution to hits by the Supremes, Gladys Knight, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and the Temptations. “Smashing entertainment, inspiring and mesmerizing” – New York Times. Best Non-Fiction Film of 2002 – New York Film Critics Circle.