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Nina (2016)

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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. 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, 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.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 22nd, 2016 (Limited) by RLJ Entertainment
Video Release: April 22nd, 2016 by RLJ
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 90 minutes
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Keywords: Musicians, Jazz, Classical Music, Mental Illness
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Ealing Studios, Metrol International Entertainment, Fragile Films, Londinium, 66 Productions, Parr Pictures, Huntsman Productions
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Nina Simone

Supporting Cast

David Oyelowo    Clifton Henderson
Mike Epps    Richard Pryor
Ella Thomas    Lorraine Hansberry
Ella Joyce    Clifton's Mother
Siena Goines    Heather
Kevin Mambo    Gilles, Lead Guitarist
Ronald Guttman    Henri Edwards
Chuma Gault    Nina's Husband
Allison Sarofin    Head Nurse

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Production and Technical Credits

Cynthia Mort    Screenwriter
Stuart Parr    Producer
Cynthia Mort    Producer
Barnaby Thompson    Producer
Ben Latham-Jones    Producer
Paul Rosenberg    Executive Producer
Gene Kirkwood    Executive Producer
Lauren Lloyd    Executive Producer
Zoe Saldana    Executive Producer
David Oyelowo    Executive Producer
Pierre Lagrange    Executive Producer
Aigerim Jakisheva    Executive Producer
Allison Sarofin    Executive Producer
James Spring    Executive Producer
Mark Burton    Executive Producer
Mihai Malaimare Jr.    Director of Photography
Missy Stewart    Production Designer
Mark Helfrich    Editor
Susan Littenberg    Editor
Josh Rifkin    Editor
Roubi l Roubi    Nina Simone Performance Dresses and Additional Costumes by
Marius de Vries    Composer
Ruy Folguera    Song Writer-Original Score by
Chris Stinson    Line Producer
Heidi Levitt    Casting Director

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