Alan Elliott, Sydney Pollack
In the early 1970s, fresh from a succession of hit songs, Aretha Franklin recorded for two nights at a Baptist church in Los Angeles - a legendary session that would become her biggest selling album, Amazing Grace. Remarkably, director Sydney Pollack (Tootsie, Out of Africa) was there to shoot it, but a series of complications led to the footage being left on the shelf - until now. With the help of modern editing techniques employed by Alan Elliott, this extraordinary performance comes to the big screen for the first time, over 40 years on.
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