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Release Date:
27 January 2010 (USA) See more »
Plot:
A portrait of soul legend Bill Withers. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
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Bill Withers Shines in, "Still Bill" See more (8 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Bill Withers ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Clarence Avant ... Himself
Benorce Blackmon ... Himself
Cornell Dupree ... Himself
James Gadsen ... Himself
Corey Glover ... Himself
Terrell Harrison ... Himself
Nona Hendryx ... Herself
Jim James ... Himself
Mervin Johnson ... Himself

Angélique Kidjo ... Herself
Ralph MacDonald ... Himself
Raúl Midón ... Himself
Tavis Smiley ... Himself

Sting ... Himself
C.V. Thompson ... Himself

Cornel West ... Himself
Kori Withers ... Herself
Marcia Withers ... Herself
Todd Withers ... Himself

Directed by
Damani Baker 
Alex Vlack 
 
Produced by
Prudence Arndt .... archive producer
Damani Baker .... producer
Jon Fine .... producer
Alex Vlack .... executive producer
Alex Vlack .... producer
Andrew Zuckerman .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Damani Baker 
Jon Fine 
Ed Marritz 
 
Film Editing by
Jon Fine 
Sakae Ishikawa 
 
Sound Department
Alan Barker .... sound mixer
Allison Casey .... dialogue editor
Steve Giammaria .... sound recordist
Joel Raabe .... dialogue editor
 
Editorial Department
Casey Brooks .... associate editor
 
Music Department
Robert Burger .... musician
David Hoffman .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Prudence Arndt .... archive producer
 

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USA:78 min
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7 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Bill Withers Shines in, "Still Bill", 5 November 2009
Author: Kristen Tinsley from United States

There is plenty of sunshine when this film is on. We have all heard his music, no matter what age you are, and sing along to his songs. This film is about the life of 70's musician, Bill Withers. I really loved this film because it gives a history of this mans life. In other words, its not all about his music. But more about the after math of a successful music career gone limp after a few years. The film captures Bill as he is now and then takes you back to when he was most famous. Sting makes a guest appearance in the film. Sting is always nice to see. I really liked the archival footage. I felt like the images really took me back to the moments of the 70's/80's. I mostly liked watching the way Bill interacted with his daughter who, by the way, is a talented singer like her dad. Still Bill is clean fun and such an important film to see because singers from his time will not be around forever.

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