• Nina (2016)


Release Date: April 22nd, 2016

DVD Release Date: September 6th, 2016

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

Manager Clifton Henderson (David Oyelowo) helps singer and pianist Nina Simone (Zoe Saldana) rediscover her love for music.

Cast: Zoe Saldana, David Oyelowo, Ronald Guttman, Keith David, Ella Joyce, Ella Thomas, Ken Davitian, Kevin Mambo

Director: Cynthia Mort

Genres: Music , Biography , Historical drama

Production Co: Parr Pictures, Fragile Films, 66 Productions, Londinium Films, Huntsman Productions


Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    Now that Nina has finally arrived in theaters, revealing itself to be a listless, oddly constructed tale that does a poor job of capturing Simone's star quality or indomitable racial pride, it makes you wonder: Was it really worth kicking up all that controversy for a movie that's this bad? show more

  • 50
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    A certain integrity and seriousness of intent gleams through, but Nina is just too big a subject, and talent, to be compressed into such a small package. show more

  • 10
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    It is shabby, as well as disjointed, superficial and just plain dull, a dislikable rendering of a tumultuous life. show more

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