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Whitney’s Life in New Film - 8 months ago, 13 July 16:13

Bill Odidi

The extraordinary success, heartbreak and tragedy of one of the most successful pop singers of all time makes for a riveting documentary film that opened at movie theatres in the UK last week.

Now, authorised accounts on the lives of artists, particularly one as high profile as Whitney Houston, tend to be uncritical and aimed at airbrushing their legacies.

Not so the film “Whitney”. Even though the biopic was made with the cooperation of the singer’s family and estate, it does not tell her story with rose tinted glasses.

Instead this incredible talent who attained super stardom that pop artists can only dream of is duly celebrated, but the accounts in the film also lay bare the monsters that haunted her life.

Oscar-winning director Kevin MacDonald who is no stranger to the biopic film genre, having had success with the 2012 Bob Marley documentary, “Marley”, speaks to the closest family and friends of ...
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