Sexual Healing 


The film focuses on the later years of Marvin Gaye as he lived in Europe, putting his past drug abuse behind him and wrote his hit song Sexual Healing, along with promoter Freddy Cousaert.


Julien Temple


Matthew Broughton, Marvin Williams (co-writer)

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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Clarke Peters ... Harvey Fuqua
S. Epatha Merkerson ... Alberta Gay
Vicky Krieps ... Eugenie Vis
Elarica Johnson ... Janis Gaye (as Elarica Gallacher)
Jesse L. Martin ... Marvin Gaye
Rowena King ... Marilyn
Dwight Henry ... Marvin Gay Sr.
Hana Sofia Lopes ... Ivy Keaton
Julian Nest ... Music Journalist
Martyn Berg Martyn Berg ... Advertising Executive
Dean Gregory Dean Gregory ... Music Journalist
Madyson Chretien Madyson Chretien ... Little Sister
Toniche Wallace Toniche Wallace ... Monica


A look at the last years of Marvin Gaye's life, from his parting ways with Motown and self-imposed exile to Europe, to his relationship with Freddy Cousaert, the promoter who guided the singer through the recording of his biggest-selling album, Midnight Love. Written by Anonymous

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Biography | Drama | Music




USA | Luxembourg



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Ostend, Flanders, Belgium See more »

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Did You Know?


Lenny Kravitz was originally cast as Marvin Gaye. But Marvin Gaye convinced Kravitz, a friend of his, to walk away from the role because he felt that the film would be disrespectful to his father. See more »

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