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Year: 2018
Original Title: Whitney
Length: 120 minutes
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Music
Studios: Lightbox, Roadside Atractions
Distributor: Altitude Films
Age rating: Suitable only for 15 years and over
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: July 06 2018

United States: July 06 2018


Ranking: 8,069 out of 15,104 movies (up 1607)


7.6 by 5 users

8.0 by Movie'n'co

7.3 by 6 media


The film 'Whitney' is a deep, authentic and honest portrait of the artist and her family. What his documentary aesthetic aims to do is probe beyond sensationalist headlines and shed new light on the fascinating life trajectory of Houston. The well-known artist from New Jersey gained popularity for her fantastic voice and starred in several films before falling into a spiral of scandals to end her tragic death at 48 years of age. Thanks to the unpublished material from the archive: recordings, performances, audios and interviews with people from his immediate surroundings, director Kevin Macdonald dusts off the hidden scenes of Whitney's life, the voice that made millions of people fall in love. Years after her death, her voice, her songs and her personality continue to make her an unforgettable figure in the history of music and television. Hide full plot... Show full plot




Trivia Whitney

Many of the interviews that appear filmed in the film ended up discarded since the director considered that his content was banal and uninteresting. The documentary features statements by Mary Jones, who was the assistant and aunt of the singer. Between the great hits of the singer, the most recognized are "I Will Always Love You", "Saving All My Love For You" and "I Wanna Dance With Somebody", subjects that appear in the documentary.