Fri 01 Oct 2021 - Thu 07 Oct 2021
£8* Standard | £5* Student / Under 25s
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Dir. Liesl Tommy
145 mins | 2021 | USA, Canada
Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald
The remarkable true story about the Queen of Soul and her journey to find her voice as a young girl through to becoming an international singing sensation.
Jennifer Hudson (who was hand-picked for the role by Franklin herself), portrays Aretha’s remarkable life across the turbulent social and political landscape of 1960s America as she navigated her way to the world stage.
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Directed by a woman, written by a woman and starring a significant woman.
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