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Amy (2015): “I’m just a girl that sings.”

The opening scene of this film contains some archival footage of a fourteen year old Amy Winehouse singing “Happy Birthday” to a friend – her voice so developed, so mature, soulful, pure and jazz-like, that you almost can’t believe it’s a very young woman singing. It’s the perfect introduction to Amy (2015, dir. Asif Kapadia); […]