Nina

She was one of the century's most extraordinary talents, a 15-time Grammy nominee and Grammy Hall of Fame Recipient; her mesmerizing songs and passionate politics combined to make her the unforgettable Nina Simone (Zoe Saldana). But fame and fortune came with a price, and her later years were riddled with depression, alcohol abuse and isolation. Rediscovering the meaning of her life and work took courage, strength and one true friend: Clifton Henderson (David Oyelowo), the man who started out as her assistant and eventually became her loyal manager. With Clifton's encouragement, the "high priestess of soul" began a courageous journey back to her music ... and, eventually, herself.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Director:

  • Cynthia Mort

Cast:

  • Zoe Saldana
  • David Oyelowo
  • Mike Epps
  • Keith David
  • Peter Stormare
  • Michael Vartan
  • Mary Pat Gleason
  • Ronald Guttman

Writer:

  • Cynthia Mort

Producers:

  • Barnaby Thompson
  • Ben Latham-Jones
  • Stuart Parr
  • Cynthia Mort

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