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An in-depth look at the life and music of Whitney Houston.

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An in-depth look at the life and music of Whitney Houston.

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All the music. All the stories. All the answers. See more »


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Rated R for language and drug content | See all certifications »

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$1,274,051, 8 July 2018, Limited Release

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$2,370,121, 15 July 2018
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Many of the interviews filmed wound up in the cutting-room floor, like Jennifer Hudson's. The director felt that much of its content was banal and uninteresting. See more »

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Featured in Entertainment Tonight Canada: Episode #13.204 (2018) See more »

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I get so emotional baby.
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I was lucky enough to see this as part of preview screening at the Brixton Ritzy, bookended by incredible performances from the London Community Gospel Choir. It was emotionally exhausting, a whole range from euphoria at her stratospheric rise to distress at Whitney's destructive fall and personal tragedy. The film is an education in the music industry, media reaction and family drama. Stark and shocking in places with well chosen news footage framing her life in the context of the world she lived in at the time.


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