• 2015
  • UK
  • 1h 30min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Asif Kapadia
  • UK release: 3 July 2015

Documentary on Amy Winehouse, charting her career from her early days to superstar status and subsequent fall. Kapadai creates an incredibly intimate look at the singer, with clips of her lighter side underlining the gravity of her loss. Punchy, provocative and just plain sad.

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4 Jun 2015

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18 Mar 2015

Film gossip

A documentary about Amy Winehouse is to be screened in UK cinemas later this year. Asif Kapadia's 'Amy' sees the team behind the award-winning motor racing documentary 'Senna' reunite, with the movie scheduled to open in July. David Joseph, the chief…

Amy Winehouse documentary film confirmed

25 Apr 2013

Film gossip

Amy Winehouse is to have her own documentary film. Director Asif Kapadia - who helmed the 2010 film 'Senna' about the late Formula One driver Ayrton Senna until his tragic death in 1994 - has chosen the late soul singer as the subject of his new…

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