• Amy (2015)

Amy

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: Biography , Documentary , Music

Production Co: Film4

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

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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

  • 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

  • 100
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Asif Kapadia's extraordinary documentary, Amy, is filled with similarly soul-stirring, heartbreaking moments. show more

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Awards

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