She sold over 200 million records, won 7 Grammys and achieved a record-breaking 7 consecutive number ones in the US singles charts. But her sparkling career was soon overshadowed by issues in her personal life, particularly her long battle with substance abuse and a difficult relationship with former husband Bobby Brown. In 2012, the singer’s early death led millions of devoted fans to wonder how such a beautiful and talented individual could lose her future in such tragic circumstances. The director intertwines previously unseen publicity materials, performances, and exclusive interviews with people closest to the artist in a tribute to the voice that inspired the masses.
An intimate portrait of musical icon Whitney Houston (‘Nippy’ to her friends) directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald (Marley) with the support of Houston’s family. The film, which recently had its premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, arrives at Kinodvor shortly after Nick Broomfield’s 2017 documentary Whitney: Can I Be Me.
“A powerful testament to her soaring artistry – and, more than that, a haunting explanation for why she destroyed herself.” - Variety.