Director: Asif Kapadia Run Time: 128 min. Format: DCP Rating: R Release Year: 2015
Starring: Amy Winehouse, Mark Ronson, Pete Doherty, Tony Bennett, Yasiin Bey
AMY, a new documentary on the voice, the fame, and the addictions of the late Amy Winehouse.
From Senna director Asif Kapadia, Amy focuses on the life of singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, who died on 23 July 2011 at the age of 27, from alcohol intoxication at her home in Camden, North London. The film shows the songwriter’s cut-short life with her early years, major music career, as well as her relationships, paparazzi and downfall with drug and alcohol addiction. It features Winehouse from her early years until her untimely death. The film features fifteen voices from Winehouse’s family & close friends to tell the story and is billed as the singer in her own words. The film shows extensive unseen footage and unheard tracks Winehouse had recorded the previous years before she died.