• Amy (2015)


Release Date: July 3rd, 2015

DVD Release Date: December 1st, 2015

R |2 hr 8 min

Plot Summary

Archival footage and personal testimonials present an intimate portrait of the life and career of British singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse.

Cast: Tony Bennett, Salaam Remi, Nick Shymansky, Blake Fielder-Civil, Mitch Winehouse, Yasiin Bey

Director: Asif Kapadia

Genres: Documentary , Biography , Music

Production Co: Film4

Keywords: Inspiring, Fall, Creative, Moving, Growing up, Emotional

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Stephen DaltonThe Hollywood Reporter

    As a whole, Amy is an emotionally stirring and technically polished tribute, its sprawling mass of diverse source material elegantly cleaned up, color-corrected and shaped into a satisfying narrative. show more

  • 85
    Inkoo KangTheWrap

    Amy is both biography and autopsy, an exhaustive chronicle of her rise to the top of the charts and a bare-knuckled indictment of the vulturish men who took advantage of the emotionally vulnerable singer. show more

  • 80
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    Amy is a cautionary tale - she was the Janis Joplin of our age, and as it’s the media age, we get to see the full price of fame this time as a fragile talent self-combusts. It’s not a pretty picture. show more

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Nominated Outstanding British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Winner Documentary (Feature)
Winner Documentary
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)