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Title In the shadow of the stars : the lives of singers / a film by Allie Light and Irving Saraf ; produced and directed by Allie Light and Irving Saraf.

Publication Info. [New York, NY] : Docurama : New Video Group, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction DVD  DVD 782.1092 IN    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  DVD 782.1092 IN    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Performer With members of the San Francisco Opera Chorus.
Credits Cinematography, Michael Chin ; editors, Irving Saraf and Allie Light.
Note Originally produced in 1991.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Awards Academy Awards, 1992: Best documentary feature.
Summary A hilarious and affectionate look at the path to stardom inside the competitive world of grand opera. Weaving together portions of eight acclaimed operas with personal interviews and behind-the-scenes footage, the film explores the choristers' lives.
Note Special features include deleted scenes, additional footage, theatrical trailer, Academy Award acceptance speech, filmmaker statements and biographies.
GMD: videorecording.
Subject San Francisco Opera.
Singers -- California -- San Francisco.
Opera companies -- California -- San Francisco.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Added Author Light, Allie. Producer. Director.
Saraf, Irving. Producer. Director.
Docurama (Firm)
New Video Group.
ISBN 0767082249
Standard No. 767685973134
Music No. NVG-9731 New Video Group
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