Shine a Light

Shine a Light (2008)

A master director shining his light on the best rock band on the planet.

  • Genre: Documentary, Music
  • Release Date: 2008-04-04
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 158 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 2min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Shangri-La Entertainment
  • Production Country: Canada, United States of America
  • Director: Martin Scorsese
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Martin Scorsese and the Rolling Stones unite in "Shine A Light," a look at The Rolling Stones." Scorsese filmed the Stones over a two-day period at the intimate Beacon Theater in New York City in fall 2006. Cinematographers capture the raw energy of the legendary band.

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  • Mick Jagger

    as Self - The Rolling Stones: vocals / guitar / harmonica
  • Keith Richards

    as Self - The Rolling Stones: guitar / vocals
  • Charlie Watts

    as Self - The Rolling Stones: drums
  • Ron Wood

    as Self - The Rolling Stones: guitar
  • Tim Ries

    as Self - The Rolling Stones: saxophone / keyboards
  • Blondie Chaplin

    as Self - The Rolling Stones: vocals
  • Christina Aguilera

    as Self
  • Jack White

    as Self
  • Buddy Guy

    as Self
  • Michael Davis

    as Self
  • Kent S. Smith

    as Self
  • Jochen Bendel

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Hillary Clinton

    as Self (uncredited)
  • Bill Clinton

    as Self (uncredited)
  • Martin Scorsese

    as Self (uncredited)
  • Aija Terauda

    as Self (uncredited)
  • Charles Rosenay

    as Backstage assistant to band (uncredited)
  • Benicio del Toro

    as Self - Concert Audience (uncredited)
  • Bruce Willis

    as Self - Concert Audience (uncredited)
Production Steve Bing Producer
Camera Robert Richardson Director of Photography
Production Michael Cohl Producer
Editing David Tedeschi Editor
Camera John Toll Director of Photography
Production Victoria Pearman Producer
Camera Emmanuel Lubezki Director of Photography
Camera Andrew Lesnie Director of Photography
Camera Ellen Kuras Director of Photography
Directing Martin Scorsese Director
Camera Stuart Dryburgh Director of Photography
Camera Robert Elswit Director of Photography
Production Zane Weiner Producer
Production Mick Jagger Executive Producer
Camera Robert Elswit Camera Operator
Art Mark Fisher Set Designer