It’s the story fans have been wanting and the one her family finally feels ready to tell — who was the real Whitney Houston?
Since her passing in 2012, several entities have tried to tell Houston’s story, but unfortunately, it always seemed to fall short. This time, though, with Whitney, the filmmakers have enlisted the ones who loved her most to give an insider’s look at the legendary singer’s career and life. Below is a synopsis and trailer for the film…
Whitney Houston broke more music industry records than any other female singer in history. With over 200 million album sales worldwide, she was the only artist to chart seven consecutive U.S. No. 1 singles. She also starred in several blockbuster movies before her brilliant career gave way to erratic behavior, scandals and death at age 48. The documentary feature Whitney is an intimate, unflinching portrait of Houston and her family that probes beyond familiar tabloid headlines and sheds new light on the spellbinding trajectory of Houston’s life. Using never-before-seen archival footage, exclusive demo recordings, rare performances, audio archives and original interviews with the people who knew her best, Oscar®-winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald unravels the mystery behind “The Voice,” who thrilled millions even as she struggled to make peace with her own troubled past.
Whitney will premiere at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival and hit theaters July 6th.
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