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Cannes 2015: In Amy Winehouse doc, profiling talent, and tragedy
Cannes 2015: In Amy Winehouse doc, profiling talent, and tragedy

The history of pop music is filled with far too many untimely demises. But for all the cultural lumping together of these tragedies, they're hardly as similar as we tend to believe. In "Amy," a new documentary about the late musician Amy Winehouse, we learn just how unique and complicated a descent can be. That narrative helped the film earn a warm reception from critics and audiences at the Cannes Film Festival, where it premiered ahead of a June release in theaters, though the portrayal turned out to sit not nearly as well with some of those closest to its subject. FULL COVERAGE: Cannes 2015 Winehouse was, of course, the preternaturally talented singer-songwriter....

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