Senna Director Asif Kapadia has put the finishing touches on his forthcoming documentary about Amy Winehouse simply titled Amy.
The documentary is a foray into the troubled life, relationships and media scrutiny of the notorious yet gifted singer.
In 2006, Amy won five Grammys awards for her breakthrough album Back to Black, but her career was constantly plagued by reports of substance abuse and mental health issues. The documentary said to be a quite haunting in sections provides never before seen footage home videos together with interviews with family and friends accompanied by unreleased tracks from Amy’s early days as a struggling singer to her early death in 2011.
Love her or hate her, you can’t deny that Amy was a phenomenal singer and performer.
Amy the documentary is due for worldwide release July/August 2015.