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Cast

  (in credits order)

Mick Jagger ... Himself - The Rolling Stones: vocals / guitar / harmonica (also archive footage)

Keith Richards ... Himself - The Rolling Stones: guitar / vocals (also archive footage)

Charlie Watts ... Himself - The Rolling Stones: drums (also archive footage)

Ron Wood ... Himself - The Rolling Stones: guitar (as Ronnie Wood)
Darryl Jones ... Himself - The Rolling Stones: bass guitar
Chuck Leavell ... Himself - The Rolling Stones: keyboards
Bobby Keys ... Himself - The Rolling Stones: saxophone
Bernard Fowler ... Himself - The Rolling Stones: vocals

Lisa Fischer ... Herself - The Rolling Stones: vocals
Blondie Chaplin ... Himself - The Rolling Stones: vocals
Tim Ries ... Himself - The Rolling Stones: saxophone / keyboards
Kent Smith ... Himself - The Rolling Stones: trumpet
Michael Davis ... Himself - The Rolling Stones: trombone

Albert Maysles ... Himself - Camera in Hand

Christina Aguilera ... Herself

Buddy Guy ... Himself

Jack White ... Himself (as Jack White III)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Tom Beaver ... Man in audience

Byrdie Bell ... Herself (uncredited)

Dick Cavett ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Gary Cherkassky ... Paparazzi (uncredited)

James Ciccone ... Detective Escort (uncredited)
Michael Ciesla ... Stagecrew (uncredited)

Bill Clinton ... Himself (uncredited)

Hillary Rodham Clinton ... Herself (uncredited)

Benicio Del Toro ... Himself - Concert Audience (uncredited)
Michael Gross ... Fan at concert (uncredited)
Jim Haggerty ... Fan at concert (uncredited)
Brian Jones ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Aleksander Kwasniewski ... Himself (uncredited)

Kimberly Magness ... Herself (uncredited)

Rebecca Merle ... Red Carpet VIP (uncredited)

Chris Miskiewicz ... Himself (uncredited)

Robert Richardson ... Himself (uncredited)
Charles F. Rosenay ... Backstage assistant to band (uncredited)

Martin Scorsese ... Himself (uncredited)

Aija Terauda ... Herself (uncredited)

Bruce Willis ... Himself - Concert Audience (uncredited)

Bill Wyman ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Martin Scorsese 
 
Produced by
Steve Bing .... producer
Michael Cohl .... producer
Mick Jagger .... executive producer
Lorne Orleans .... IMAX version
Victoria Pearman .... producer
Joseph P. Reidy .... co-producer (as Joseph Reidy)
Keith Richards .... executive producer
Jane Rose .... co-executive producer
Emma Tillinger Koskoff .... co-producer (as Emma Tillinger)
Charlie Watts .... executive producer
Zane Weiner .... producer
Ron Wood .... executive producer (as Ronnie Wood)
 
Cinematography by
Robert Richardson (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
David Tedeschi 
 
Art Direction by
Star Theodos 
 
Makeup Department
Caroline Clements .... hair department head: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Caroline Clements .... makeup department head: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Bridget O'Neill .... makeup artist: second unit, New York
Jeffrey Rebelo .... hair stylist (as Jeffrey Rubelo)
Patricia Regan .... makeup artist
Pamela Taylor .... assistant makeup: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
 
Production Management
Brad Arensman .... post-production supervisor
Jake Berry .... supervising production manager: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Kelley Cribben .... post-production supervisor: New York
Carol Cuddy .... unit production manager
Stephen Howard .... executive in charge of production: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Tim McWilliams .... production manager: CPI, Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour (as Tim Mcwilliams)
Carla Raij .... assistant unit production manager
Dale Skjerseth .... production manager: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Fischer .... additional second assistant director
Brian Kenyon .... additional second second assistant director
Eric Richard Lasko .... additional second second assistant director (as Eric Lasko)
Amy Lauritsen .... second assistant director
Joseph P. Reidy .... first assistant director (as Joseph Reidy)
John Silvestri .... second second assistant director
Peter Thorell .... second assistant director: second unit
Richard E. White .... additional second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Mark Fisher .... set designer: concert set
Manuel Plank-Jorge .... storyboard artist
Albert Pozzetti .... carpenter: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
 
Sound Department
Mike Adams .... monitor engineer: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Richard Burnette .... adr facility manager: Todd-AO Hollywood
Gautam Choudhury .... sound mixer
Marko A. Costanzo .... foley artist (as Marko Costanzo)
Robert Deschaine .... adr mixer
Chris Fielder .... assistant sound editor
Tom Fleischman .... sound re-recording mixer
Steve Hollenbeck .... adr engineer
Bret Johnson .... sound track engineer recordist
Michael Karas .... sound: Mr. Maysles
Frank Kern .... foley supervising editor
Thomas Kodros .... sound consultant: Dolby
Craig Kyllonen .... adr recordist
George A. Lara .... foley mixer
Cory Mandel .... sound re-recording mixer
Danny Michael .... sound mixer
David Natale .... sound engineer: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour (as Dave Natale)
Jan Petrov .... adr recordist
Greg Reynolds .... sound crew: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Bill Ritter .... adr engineer
Fred Rosenberg .... dialogue editor
Fred Rosenberg .... supervising sound editor (as Fredric Rosenberg)
Rich Schoenadel .... sound crew: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Philip Stockton .... supervising sound editor (as Phil Stockton)
J. Summers .... sound crew: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour (as J Summers)
Paul Tirone .... adr recordist
Tami Treadwell .... adr recordist
Jerry Yuen .... utility sound
 
Visual Effects by
Ron Ames .... visual effects producer
Vlad Bina .... digital set designer
Danny Braet .... CG supervisor: The Syndicate
Wendell Bruno .... assistant DMR editor (IMAX version)
Paola Chavez .... DMR digital artist: IMAX
Adam Gerstel .... lead digital artist
Adam Gerstel .... visual effects editor
Ben Grossmann .... visual effects supervisor: The Syndicate
Winrik Haentjens .... dmr artist: IMAX Version
Alex Henning .... lead compositor: The Syndicate
Dragos Jieanu .... painter
Sam Khorshid .... visual effects
Stephen Lawes .... compositor
Stephen Lawes .... main title designer
Tim LeDoux .... massive supervisor (as Tim Ledoux)
Robert Legato .... post production consultant (as Rob Legato)
Kirk Lilwall .... third assistant editor: DMR (IMAX version)
Lap Van Luu .... rendering/IO (as Lap Luu)
Luke McDonald .... CG artist: The Syndicate (as Luke Mcdonald)
Tracey McLean .... DMR artist
Erin L. Nelson .... digital restoration
Alexandru Popescu .... digital matte painter
Shinichi Rembutsu .... CG artist: The Syndicate
Craig Edward Rogers Jr. .... digital compositor
Craig Edward Rogers Jr. .... film recording
David Sanger .... visual effects producer
Mag Sarnowska .... DMR: IMAX
Minoru Sasaki .... CG lead: The Syndicate (as Minory Sasaki)
Drew Solodzuk .... DMR editor (IMAX version)
Kenny Solomon .... executive producer: The Syndicate
Jonathan Stone .... visual effects producer: The Syndicate
Wilson Tang .... digital restoration
George Vajna .... second assistant DMR editor (IMAX version)
Brad van Bodegom .... digital artist (IMAX version)
Rainy Venne .... DMR artist (IMAX version)
Richard Wardlow .... visual effects: The Syndicate
Magdalena Wolf .... visual effects coordinator: The Syndicate
Moises Jimenez .... compositor (uncredited)
Jesse Klein Seret .... assistant visual effects editor (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lauren Ackert .... power technician: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Mitchell Amundsen .... camera operator
Dave Anderson .... lighting technician (as David Anderson)
James W. Apted .... first assistant camera (as Jim Apted)
Jorge Asenjo .... lighting technician (as Jorge Burgos)
Adam Bassett .... lighting operator: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
James R. Belletier .... first assistant camera (as James Belletier)
Angela Bellisio .... second assistant camera
Hilary Benas .... film loader
Mike Bicknell .... lighting technician (as Michael Bicknell)
Kelly Britt .... dimmer board operator
Peter Brogna .... camera runner
Geb Byers .... first assistant camera
Kevin Cahill .... dolly grip
Patrick Capone .... camera operator (as Pat Capone)
Jack Carrol .... camera runner
Sean Cassidy .... dolly grip
Chris Centrella .... key grip
Jeremy Cherson .... camera runner
Tom Cioccio .... second assistant camera (as Tom Ciocco)
Jacob Cohl .... videographer (as Jake Cohl)
Kathleen Corgan .... second assistant camera (as Kath Corgan)
Carol Croft .... tour lighting: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Joe Cuzan .... technocrane technician
Benjamin D'Andrea .... dolly grip
Howard Davidson .... dolly grip (as Howard Davison)
Roberto De Jesus .... camera runner
Clarissa delos Reyes .... camera runner (as Clarissa Des Los Reyes)
David Devlin .... chief lighting technician
Angelo Di Giacomo .... first assistant camera (as Angelo Digiacomo)
Robert DiGiacomo .... second assistant camera (as Robert Digiacomo)
Stuart Dryburgh .... camera operator
David M. Dunlap .... camera operator (as David Dunlap)
Robert Elswit .... camera operator (as Bob Elswit)
Bill Floyd .... first assistant camera (as William Floyd)
Kenneth Fundus .... key grip: New York (as Kenny Fundus)
George Gartland .... dolly grip
Paul Gibilisco .... second assistant camera
Kevin Gilligan .... dolly grip (as Kevin Gulligan)
Richard Gioia .... first assistant camera (as Rick Gioia)
Phil Gosiewski .... film camera technician
Justin Scott Gravatt .... lighting technician (as Justin Gravatt)
Anthony Green .... videographer: Ultrastar, Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
John Grillo .... first assistant camera
Brian Grogan .... generator operator
Chris Haarhoff .... camera operator
Michael Haertlein .... camera runner
Andy Harris .... first assistant camera
George Hennah .... first assistant camera
Dave Hill .... lighting operator: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Mike Howell .... crane technician: Technocrane
Scott Howell .... technocrane technician
Jesse Hubbell .... camera runner
Fabio Iadeluca .... first assistant camera
Barry Idoine .... supervising first assistant camera (as Baz Idoine)
Mikey Jackson .... second assistant camera
Tony C. Jannelli .... camera operator (as Tony Jannelli)
Simon Jarvis .... first assistant camera
Lukasz Jogalla .... camera operator
Adrian Jones .... camera runner
Rick Kangrga .... technocrane technician
John Kennedy .... best boy grip
Scott Kincaid .... lighting technician
James Klayer .... film loader
Michael Klimchak .... first assistant camera (as Mike Klimchak)
Denny Kortze .... second assistant camera
John Krause .... dolly grip
Tom Kudlek .... dolly grip (as Thomas Kudlek)
Jeff Kunkel .... dolly grip
Ellen Kuras .... camera operator
Brigitte Lacombe .... stills: concert production
Robert Leacock .... camera operator
Andrew Lesnie .... camera operator
Abby Levine .... video assist
Scott Lipkowitz .... camera runner
Emmanuel Lubezki .... camera operator
Brian C. Mackey .... film loader (as Brian Mackay)
Lindsay Mann .... camera runner
Lance Mayer .... libra head technician
Kevin Mazur .... stills: concert production
John Mazzola .... dolly grip
Greg McMahon .... film loader (as Gregory Mcmahon)
Tim McNulty .... film loader (as Tim Mcnulty)
Owen Melendez .... camera runner
Anastas N. Michos .... camera operator (as Anastas Michos)
Adam Miller .... second assistant camera
Gregory Mitnick .... camera runner (as Greg Mitnick)
William Moore .... generator operator
Kevin Murphy .... lighting technician
Brian Mussetter .... scorpio head technician
Zac Nicholson .... camera production assistant
Craig Nix .... technocrane technician
Chris Norr .... camera operator
Rocco Palmieri .... assistant chief lighting technician
Christopher Piazza .... film loader (as Chris Piazza)
Matthew Pratt-Hewitt .... camera runner
Declan Quinn .... camera operator
Leigh Rathner .... second assistant camera
Christopher Raymond .... second assistant camera (as Chris Raymond)
Brad Rea .... dolly grip
Jim Richards .... chief lighting technician: New York
Lance Rieck .... remote camera technician: scorpio head
Frank Romano .... lighting technician
Richard Rose .... dolly grip
Andrew Rowlands .... camera operator
Liz Sales .... second assistant camera (as Elizabeth Sales)
Gerard Sava .... camera operator
Randy Schwartz .... additional camera loader
Steven Search .... first assistant camera (as Steve Search)
Melissa Soltis .... second assistant camera
Don Steinberg .... first assistant camera (as Donal Steinberg)
Al Stetson .... dolly grip
Bill Summers .... dolly grip
Gregor Tavenner .... additional first assistant camera
John Toll .... camera operator
Elisa Vasquez .... film loader
Rebecca Venezia .... second assistant camera
Christina Voros .... camera runner
Kenneth Walker .... camera runner
Kevin Walter .... film loader
Andrew T. Watts .... lighting technician (as Andrew Watts)
Ethan Weber .... lighting producer: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Justin Whitacre .... film runner
Patrick Woodroffe .... lighting designer: concert lighting
Lev Yevstratov .... head technician: Lev
Stephanie Zimmer .... second assistant camera
Harry Zimmerman .... first assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Todd Feldman .... extras casting
Jennifer Sabel .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
William Gilchrist .... stylist: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Ira M. Hammons-Glass .... assistant to costume designer: L'Wren Scott, Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour (as Ira Hammons-Glass)
Maryam Malakpour .... stylist: Mr. Richards, Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Richard Pierce .... assistant to stylist: William Gilchrist, Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
L'Wren Scott .... costume designer: Mick Jagger, Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Isobel Work .... wardrobe department head: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
 
Editorial Department
Stephen P. Arkle .... digital dailies colorist (as Sparkle)
Scott Brock .... assistant editor
Pete Conlin .... post production
Nick Damiano .... first assistant editor
Tony Dustin .... assistant digital film colorist
Angeline Girard .... post-production staff assistant
Terry Haggar .... laboratory color timer (as Terry Hagar)
Jonathan Hoffman .... post production
Stephen Nakamura .... digital film colorist
Stephanie Palumbo .... post-production staff assistant
Jamie Peterson .... post-production staff assistant
Matthew Petock .... post-production staff assistant
Lea Prainsack .... post-production staff assistant
Madeleine Sackler .... post-production assistant
Brooke Smith .... post-production staff assistant
Devin Sterling .... digital intermediate producer
Michael P. Whipple .... digital intermediate engineer
Marc Wielage .... imaging research and development (as Marc Weilage)
Mark Sahagun .... digital intermediate editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Bob Clearmountain .... music mixer
Bob Clearmountain .... music recording engineer
Brandon Duncan .... assistant music mixer
Tass Filipos .... music editor
David Hewitt .... music recording engineer
Don Lawrence .... vocal coach: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Francis Power .... music department coordinator
Joan Schulman .... music clearances
 
Transportation Department
Peter Tavis .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Valerie Adamson .... assistant: Mr. Cohl (as Val Adamson)
William Alexander IV .... backline crew: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour (as Will Alexander)
Cheryl Alper .... site assistant: Live Nation Special Events
Ethan Anderson .... production assistant
Mark Aurelio .... tour accountant: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Howard Baral .... post-production accountant: R.C. Baral & Co.
Jack Bavaro .... first assistant auditor
Bill Bolton .... security: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Helen Campbell .... production coordinator: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Victoria Carter .... production secretary
Cheryl Ceretti .... marketing representative: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Meilyn Chapman .... assistant: Ms. Rose
Alan Clayton .... backline crew: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Michael Cohl .... promoter: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Daniel B. Cone .... set staff assistant (as Daniel Cone)
Ashley Cook .... set staff assistant
Mike Cormier .... backline crew: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Simone Costanzo .... office staff: CPI, Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Matthew Crowfoot .... security: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Elizabeth Curto .... VIP ticket office coordinator: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Dennis Davidson .... international producers representative (as Dennis Davidson, D.D.A.)
Pierre de Beauport .... backline crew: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour (as Pierre De Beauport)
Kelly DiGregorio .... production assistant (as Kelly Seaman)
Alan Dunn .... logistics manager: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Arnold Dunn .... band road manager: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Deb Dyer .... production auditor
Torje Eike .... physiotherapist: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Ken Fallon .... backline crew: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Glenn Ferrara .... set staff assistant (as Glenn Ferarra)
Jason Fesel .... set staff assistant
Jason Fritz .... assistant location manager
Stephen Galloway .... choreographer: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Adrian Gard .... security: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Ashley Gard .... security: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Grant Gaughen .... set production assistant
Karen Gault .... travel advance: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Ellen Gelula .... continuity and subtitles
Chris Gibson .... set staff assistant
Oronde Giddings .... accounting clerk
Anthony Giordano .... tour stage manager: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Craig Glenn .... set staff assistant
Lourdes Gonzalez .... entourage coordinator: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Carly Gordon .... site assistant: Live Nation Special Events
Dennis Griffin .... tour grif: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Bill Gula .... photosonics operator
Kevin Hall .... office staff assistant
Eric Hausch .... security coordinator: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Patricia Hawkins .... location dressing rooms: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Nicole Hegeman .... assistant: Ms. Rose
Warren Holcomb .... labor relations
Alex Horwitz .... office staff assistant
Nick Jones .... merchandise: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Chiemi Karasawa .... script supervisor
Jason Karlov .... project attorney
Paige Kevan .... travel: Paige Kevan & Associates
Taline Khojikian .... assistant: Ms. Pearman
Tony King .... media coordinator: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Chrissy Kingston .... location dressing rooms: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Heather Kjollesdal .... caterer: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Helen Knox .... record company liaison: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Simon Knudsen .... information technology: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Shelley Lazar .... VIP ticket manager: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Christina Lowry .... archivist
Cory Macdonald .... information technology: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Peter Mcgoran .... caterer: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Ademola McMullen .... set staff assistant (as Ademola Mcmullen)
Pete Merluzzi .... merchandise: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Dave Meyers .... staging supervisor: Live Nation Special Events
Barry 'Spin' Mindel .... luggage: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Barry 'Spin' Mindel .... tour office assistant: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Mara Mitchell .... travel: Paige Kevan & Associates
Kip Myers .... location assistant (as Kip Meyers)
Kirsten Norr .... set staff assistant (as Kristen Norr)
Steve Oppenheim .... set staff assistant (as Steven Oppenheim)
Freida Orange .... assistant: Mr. Scorsese
Joey Ortega .... location dressing rooms: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Dan Parise .... site coordinator: Live Nation Special Events
Dominic Park .... location dressing rooms: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Rylan Perry .... office assistant: Mr. Cohl, Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Julie M. Philips .... project attorney
Julian Plunkett-Dillon .... liason: Jagged Films (as Julian Plunkett Dillon)
Hans Polleman .... project manager: Live Nation Special Events
Patricia Porter .... payroll accountant
Lisa Portman .... assistant: Mr. Jagger, Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Chris Ricalis .... caterer: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Peter Rinaldi .... travel: Paige Kevan & Associates
Morgan Roche .... additional office production assistant
David Rouze .... backline crew: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour (as Dave Rouze)
Tony Russell .... assistant: Mr. Richards, Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Tom Rye .... office staff: CPI, Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Sophie Saleyron .... press attache: France
Jamie Scannell .... security: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Zach Schwartz .... assistant: Mr. Bing
Sage Scully .... assistant: Ms. Portman, Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Mike Sexton .... entourage accountant: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Stephen 'The King of England' Shepherd .... backline crew: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour (as Stephen Shepherd)
Preston Snyder .... advance security: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Beth Springer .... location dressing rooms: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Johnny Starbuck .... backline crew: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Christine Strand .... tour video producer: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Orapin Tantimedh .... set staff assistant
José Tejada .... parking associate (as Jose Tejada)
Nicholas Thomason .... assistant production coordinator (as Nick Thomason)
Jesse Toledano .... set staff assistant
Mimi Turner .... location manager
Alexis Wadley .... production assistant: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Glenn Wark .... caterer: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Angie Warner .... production assistant: CPI, Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Kim Weiler .... travel coordinator
Bob Wein .... tour security: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Patty Willett .... production coordinator
Sean Price Williams .... assistant: Mr. Maysles (as Sean Williams)
Tony Wilson .... backline crew: Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Jo Wood .... assistant: Mr. Wood, Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour
Larry Yelen .... archival clearance: RellaVision L.L.C.
 
Thanks
Paul Bloch .... the producers wish to thank
Jacob A. Bloom .... the producers wish to thank (as Jake Bloom)
Ralph Brescia .... the producers wish to thank
John Burke .... the producers wish to thank
Jay Carson .... the producers wish to thank
Jacob Cohl .... the producers wish to thank (as Jake Cohl)
Brad Connor .... the producers wish to thank
Fran Curtis .... the producers wish to thank
Sherry Daly .... the producers wish to thank
Leslee Dart .... the producers wish to thank
Chris Donnelly .... the producers wish to thank
Ahmet Ertegun .... dedicated to the memory of: July 31, 1923 - December 14, 2006
Steven Fayne .... the producers wish to thank
David Fox .... the producers wish to thank
Carol Friedman .... acknowledgment: Ahmet Ertegun dedication photograph courtesy of
Daniel Gardin .... acknowledgment: additional footage supplied by
Mitch Glazer .... the producers wish to thank
Freddy Hausser .... acknowledgment: Interview with Keith Richards, Munich, Germany, 1974
J. Yuko Jogasaki .... the producers wish to thank (as JYuko Jogasaki)
Kent Jones .... the producers wish to thank
James Karnbach .... acknowledgment: additional footage supplied by
Kenneth Kleinberg .... the producers wish to thank
Richard Leher .... the producers wish to thank
Jim McDonnell .... the producers wish to thank
Andrew Loog Oldham .... acknowledgment: Charlie Watts interview from "Charlie Is My Darling", 1966 courtesy of (as Andrew Oldham)
Lisa Portman .... the producers wish to thank
Geraldo Rivera .... the producers wish to thank
Philip Windeatt .... the producers wish to thank (as Phil Windeatt)
Rick Yorn .... the producers wish to thank
 

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Also Known As:
"Shine a Light: The IMAX Experience" - USA (IMAX version)
"The Rolling Stones: Shine a Light" - Japan (English title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for brief strong language, drug references and smoking
Runtime:
USA:122 min
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:M | Brazil:Livre | Canada:PG (Canadian Home Video rating) | Finland:K-3 | Germany:o.Al. | Hong Kong:IIA | Ireland:12A | Netherlands:AL | New Zealand:M | Norway:A | Peru:PT | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:M18 | South Korea:All | Sweden:Btl | Switzerland:7 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud) | UK:12A | USA:PG-13 (certificate #43785) | USA:R (original version)

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As Keith Richards sings "You Got the Silver", he wears a trench-coat with a pirate pin on the collar. This is a gift from working on Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007).See more »
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15 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
If only all concert films were like this, 7 April 2008
Author: ametaphysicalshark from prejudicemadeplausible.wordpress.com

"Shine a Light" is Martin Scorsese's second real concert film after 1978's "The Last Waltz", which by now is generally acknowledged as a masterpiece and is my favorite film by the director. I really hope we will see more concert films from Scorsese in the future, because "Shine a Light" is further excellence from him. If all, or even a significant number of concert films were filmed with such skill and exuded such energy, there would be far more of them made and far more released theatrically.

"Shine a Light" is a concert film. I'm not sure I'd call it a documentary on the Rolling Stones so much as a filming (a brilliant filming) of an especially good concert they played recently. Scorsese is smart enough, however, to use interviews and clips from all stages of the Stones' career for purposes of humor and even commentary on various aspects of music and the music business, as well as the band itself.

Your average Rolling Stones fan waiting to see a Rolling Stones concert and who isn't a fan of film probably will be bored during the film's opening scenes, but for those interested in film, they provide a fascinating glimpse into the marriage of live music and film-making, which doesn't happen as much as it should. It's also quite an intimate look at the Stones as a bunch of people, exposing them in the same sort of way the non-concert scenes in "Gimme Shelter" did. Then again, how much of it is real and how much is an act is really the essential question that we will forever be asking about this band.

"Shine a Light" isn't a document of an important historical event like Scorsese's "The Last Waltz" or the Maysles Bros' "Gimme Shelter" was as a Rolling Stones film, so one shouldn't expect that sort of greatness from "Shine a Light". What one should expect is a great concert, filmed with great skill, tasteful guest appearances that do nothing but add to the music, and a gorgeous film interspersed tastefully with archive footage chosen carefully and played at just the right moments.

The Stones and Scorsese are on top form here, making this a memorable and exciting concert film and the sort of marriage of film-making and live music that really should happen more often.

8.5/10

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