nina-2016-posterDirector: Cynthia Mort

Writer(s): Cynthia Mort

Starring: Zoe Saldana, David Oyelowo, Mike Epps, Ronald Guttman, Ella Thomas, Ella Joyce, Nana Ghana, Chuma Gault, Stevens Gaston, Calvin C. Winbush, Nia Imani, Kenneth I. Brown, Kelechi Kalu, Samm Allen, Christina Leone, Cherrelle E’Lan, Marcus L. J. Thrash, Vivie Eteme

Synopsis: 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.

Release Date: April 22, 2016 (USA) | Length: 90 min | Genre: Drama, Music | MPAA Rating: NR

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