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Even more than Kore-Eda’s better-known films, After the Storm builds on faultless performances of acutely observed behaviour

By Francine Stock   June 2017

Whitney: Can I Be Me

Released on 16th June

Whitney Houston, who died in 2012, might seem to have lived too much in the spotlight for fresh revelations. Documentary-maker Nick Broomfield and Austrian music producer Rudi Dolezal identify the complex interplay of causes that might have led to her demise. Her middle-income background in New Jersey was no shield against drugs or exploitation. The early success, the pressures to be less (or more) black, marriage to Bobby Brown and tensions between him and her close friend and personal assistant, Robyn Crawford…

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