Described by film critic Daniel Barnes as “a simple picture of a troubled girl who got too famous too fast,” Asif Kapadia’s 2015 documentary Amy built a compelling yet tragic portrait of Amy Winehouse through archival footage (from paparazzi clips to home movies), more than 100 interviews and the late British icon’s own words and lyrics.
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