In the Shadow of the Stars

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In the Shadow of the Stars
In the Shadow of the Stars.jpg
Directed byAllie Light
Irving Saraf
Produced byAllie Light
Irving Saraf
CinematographyMichael Chin
Distributed byFirst Run Features
Release date
August 14, 1991 (1991-08-14)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited States

In the Shadow of the Stars is a 1991 documentary film about the San Francisco Opera. It depicts the lives of the various members of the chorus, rather than the big name stars.

The film was co-directed, co-produced and edited by the husband and wife team of Irving Saraf and Allie Light.[1]

The film won the 1991 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for Light and Saraf.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Barnes, Mike (2012-12-30). "Oscar-Winning Producer Irving Saraf Dies at 80". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  2. ^ "NY Times: In the Shadow of the Stars". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-11-19.

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