Kevin Macdonald seeks to uncover the real 'Whitney' behind the pop persona
She was the gospel-singing schoolgirl who went on to become a global pop phenomenon. Whitney Houston's extraordinary voice made her one of the most respected performers of the late 20th century and earned her commercial success and worldwide fame. In his latest film, "Whitney", Kevin Macdonald explores the story of the woman whose troubled personal life eclipsed her musical talent towards the end of her career.
The director reflects on the tragic nature of lives lived in the spotlight as we revisit some of his award-winning films including 2012’s "Marley", "The Last King of Scotland" and "One Day in September".