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In the Shadow of the Stars

1991 Rated NR 1hr 34m

Winner of the 1991 Oscar for Best Documentary, this film from directors Allie Light and Irving Saraf offers a fascinating glimpse into the esoteric world of a professional opera company. In this revealing portrait of artists fiercely dedicated to their craft, passion, ego and ambition all come into play for the 11 members of the San Francisco Opera interviewed for the film. Performance footage rounds out this compelling look at showbiz life.

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Movie Details

1992 Academy Award®
  • Best Documentary Feature
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.