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Miss Sharon Jones! (2015)

Unrated | | Documentary, Music | 29 July 2016 (USA)
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Miss Sharon Jones: Dreams never expire but sometimes they are deferred. Miss Sharon Jones follows the talented and gregarious soul singer of the Grammy nominated R&B band "Sharon Jones and ... See full summary »

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Barbara Kopple
8 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Sharon Jones ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Starr Adkins Starr Adkins ... Herself (as Dapettes)
Binky Griptite Binky Griptite ... Himself
Megan Holken Megan Holken ... Herself
Austen Holman Austen Holman ... Day Manager
Alex Kadvan Alex Kadvan ... Manager
Saundra Williams Saundra Williams ... Herself (as Dapettes)
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Miss Sharon Jones: Dreams never expire but sometimes they are deferred. Miss Sharon Jones follows the talented and gregarious soul singer of the Grammy nominated R&B band "Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings." In the most challenging year of her life, Sharon Jones confronts pancreatic cancer. As she struggles to find her health and voice again, the film intimately uncovers the mind and spirit of a powerful woman determined to regain the explosive singing career that eluded her for 50 years.

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The incredible true comeback story

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Documentary | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 July 2016 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,323, 29 July 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$120,770, 16 October 2016
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Soundtracks

I'm Not Gonna Cry
Written by Thomas Brenneck
Extraordinaire Music, BMI
Performed by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings (as The Dap-Kings)
Courtesy of Daptone Records
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We will miss you so much sharon
2 December 2016 | by midnight_cinephileSee all my reviews

Massive respect to the folks involved in making this wonderful film We are selflessly afforded an inside look at the strength and courage of this dynamic,inspirational woman's life. I feel lucky to have seen Sharon and the Dap kings many times and this film just reinforces her legacy and legend. Having been around several cancer afflicted people in my family this documentary hits home for me on multiple levels. This inside look at the Boldest Soul Sister is real,fearless,poignant,hopeful and gracious. Thankfully someone realized that Sharon is a national treasure and a portion of her life needed to be documented. What an incredible gift she had! Sharon made the world a better place. Her infectious high energy,incredible one of a kind voice and legendary stage presence are laid bare for all to see. This is the real thing,and it is something we will not see the likes of any time soon. GENUINE Rest in Paradise Sharon ,we love you and miss you already. Amen Sister.


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