Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami
  • 2017
  • Ireland / UK
  • 1h 55min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Sophie Fiennes
  • Cast: Grace Jones
  • UK release: 27 October 2017

Cinéma-vérité style documentary about Grace Jones, shot over a period of five years, switching between a dazzling Dublin live performance and scenes showing Jones’s vulnerability, humour, passion and anger. Fiennes doesn’t gloss over Jones’s more temperamental outbursts, but unmasks many more sides of her, including an emotional family reunion in Jamaica. Warm and memorable.

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Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

23 Oct 20174 stars

Illuminating fly-on-the-wall documentary trailing the titular icon, from Sophie Fiennes

In one of the many memorable moments in this cinéma-vérité style documentary from Sophie Fiennes, Grace Jones makes an appearance on French television to sing her disco version of 'La Vie en Rose'. Unimpressed by the dancers' tacky attire – in her…

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