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Amazing Grace (2018)

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A documentary presenting Aretha Franklin with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aretha Franklin ... Herself (archive footage)
Reverand James Cleveland Reverand James Cleveland ... Himself (archive footage) (as James Cleveland)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
C.L. Franklin C.L. Franklin ... Himself (archive footage)
Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton ... Himself (archive footage)
Bernard Pretty Purdie Bernard Pretty Purdie ... Himself (archive footage) (as Bernard Purdie)
Chuck Rainey Chuck Rainey ... Himself (archive footage)
Clara Ward ... Herself (archive footage)
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A documentary presenting Aretha Franklin with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.

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Documentary | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 May 2019 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Amazing Grace See more »

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$589,038, 14 April 2019
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1.78 : 1
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Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts can be seen rocking out in the back of the church. Perhaps not coincidentally, they were about to record "Exile on Main Street", the Rolling Stones' most overtly gospel-influenced album. See more »

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Amazing Grace
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Amazing Indeed
1 March 2019 | by p-stuemkeSee all my reviews

I saw this at the Berlin International Film Festival where the film celebrated its Europe premiere. I don´t remember having such a great time in a cinema ever. This film is so alive and full of joy it makes you tear up. If you can absolutely go watch this in a cinema full of people. One of the best film experiences I ever had!


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