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Still Bill -- Trailer for this documentary on Bill Withers

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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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A example to anyone 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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A example to anyone, 23 March 2012
Author: beresfordjd from United Kingdom

This guy, Bill Withers, is an example of how to be happy with yourself and your life. He is serene, content and relaxed with who and what he is and his place in popular culture. he has written a few absolutely classic popular songs and seems unaware of just how good he is and they are. He imparts a lesson to his contemporaries and his admirers of how to conduct a career. Do good work and sit back and relax about it. His modesty is in no way false or disingenuous , it is just the way he is. Withers is the genuine article and he comes across as someone you would like to spend time with given the chance. He seems incredibly wise and in tune with himself. His assessment of the "suits" he encountered when he went looking for a record deal is straight to the point and razor-sharp accurate. I love that he has a low-key but comfortable life due to the superb catalogue of great songs with which he has graced the world. This is one of the best documentaries about a musician and his life I have seen.

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