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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


   Nina Simone
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

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Cynthia Mort
Producer    Stuart Parr
Producer    Cynthia Mort
Producer    Barnaby Thompson
Producer    Ben Latham-Jones
Executive 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
Director of Photography    Mihai Malaimare Jr.
Production Designer    Missy Stewart
Editor    Mark Helfrich
Editor    Susan Littenberg
Editor    Josh Rifkin
Nina Simone Performance Dresses and Additional Costumes by    Roubi l Roubi
Composer    Marius de Vries
Song Writer-Original Score by    Ruy Folguera
Line Producer    Chris Stinson
Casting Director    Heidi Levitt

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