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I gave this movie a 5 because of Zoe Saldana's amazing performance. Should an actress with darker skin have portrayed her...yes? It was part of Nina Simone's identity, but Ms. Saldana was chosen and she did a great job.
I love biographical films. A truly amazing bio flick should either highlight an important time in the artist's life or it should summarize perfectly the life lived in 2 hours. This movie truly fails. Recently, I saw a documentary of Nina Simone's life and it is a very complicated history with lots of stories to tell. Why did this movie decide to highlight this part of her life? It makes no sense. With all of the limited series on television now days, I would love there to be a series that highlights an artist for 10 episodes. Nina Simone deserves that type of treatment.
I say watch this movie if you want 90 minutes of listening to Nina Simone's greatest hits.
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