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The Greatest Night in Pop

Directed by Bao Nguyen
Produced by Larry Klein, Lionel Richie, George Hencken, Bruce Eskowitz, Julia Nottingham, and Harriet Sternberg
With: Lionel Richie, Bruce Springsteen, Kenny Loggins, Huey Lewis, Cyndi Lauper, Sheila E., Dionne Warwick, Smokey Robinson, and David Breskin
Cinematography: Caleb Heller
Editing: Will Znidaric, David Brodie, and Nic Zimmermann
Music: Darren Morze and Goh Nakamura
Runtime: 96 min
Release Date: 29 January 2024
Aspect Ratio: 1.78 : 1
Color: Color
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Forty years of time passing, coupled with insightful looking-back interviews with some of the participants, transform footage shot for the generic promo-doc We Are the World: The Story Behind the Song into a fascinating and, at times, a profound chronicle of one of the most audacious acts of producing in the history of American music.