Martin Scorsese’s concert documentary Shine a Light shows the world the Rolling Stones as they’ve never been seen before. Filmed at the famed Beacon Theatre in New York City in fall 2006, Scorsese assembled a legendary team of cinematographers to capture the raw energy of the legendary band.

Oscar-winning cinematographer Robert Richardson (The Aviator, JFK) supervised the camera team comprised of several highly acclaimed directors of photography, including Oscar winner John Toll (The Last Samurai, Braveheart) Oscar winner Andrew Lesnie (The Lord of the Rings trilogy, King Kong), Oscar nominee Stuart Dryburgh (The Piano, The Painted Veil), Oscar nominee Robert Elswit (Magnolia, Good Night and Good Luck), Oscar nominee Emmanuel Lubezki (Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, Sleepy Hollow) and Ellen Kuras (Summer of Sam, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind).

Length: 2:00:00

Film Details

  • Year Released: 2008
  • Date Released:
    April 2008
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  • Status: Inactive
  • 3D: No
  • Run Time: >50
  • Formats: 15/70
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  • Produced By:
    Paramount Classics in association with Concert Production International and Shangri-La Entertainment
  • Executive Producer: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ron Wood, Jane Rose
  • Producer: Steve Bing, Michael Cohl, Victoria Pearman, Joseph PJ. Reidy, Emma Tillinger, Zane Weiner
  • Director:  Martin Scorsese
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  • Writer: 
  • Cinematography: Robert Richardson
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  • Editor: David Tedeschi
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  • Other Credits: Starring Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ron Wood, Christina Aguilera, Buddy Guy, Jack White
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  • Concert/Music
  • Reformatted



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