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Amazing Grace (2018)

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A documentary presenting Aretha Franklin with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aretha Franklin ... Herself (archive footage)
James Cleveland James Cleveland ... Himself (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Southern California Community Choir Southern California Community Choir ... Themselves
C.L. Franklin C.L. Franklin ... Himself (archive footage)
Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton ... Himself (archive footage)
Bernard Pretty Purdie Bernard Pretty Purdie ... Himself (archive footage) (as Bernard Purdie)
Chuck Rainey Chuck Rainey ... Himself (archive footage)
Clara Ward ... Herself (archive footage)
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A documentary presenting Aretha Franklin with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.

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Documentary | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 May 2019 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Amazing Grace See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$57,353, 9 December 2018

Gross USA:

$4,450,456

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,072,083
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1.78 : 1
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20 hours of footage were shot by five 16mm-cameras on two days. See more »

Crazy Credits

The film concludes with a 1972-era Warner Bros. ending card, even though WB technically no longer has any ties to the film, to suggest how it would have played out had the project been completed and released when initially intended. See more »

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Amazing Grace
Sung by Aretha Franklin
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Amazing Indeed
1 March 2019 | by p-stuemkeSee all my reviews

I saw this at the Berlin International Film Festival where the film celebrated its Europe premiere. I don´t remember having such a great time in a cinema ever. This film is so alive and full of joy it makes you tear up. If you can absolutely go watch this in a cinema full of people. One of the best film experiences I ever had!


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