Well, at least Mitch Winehouse is happy with Amy’s biography

Mitch Winehouse with a statue of his daughter, Amy Winehouse
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Does the father know? Mitch Winehouse critics may disagree. Production has begun Sam Taylor JohnsonNew Amy Winehouse Biographical Film, Back to blackand it started, and the fans took issue with pictures that have been circulated so far. However Mitch –who, as father and manager of his late daughter’s estate, gave the film his full support –He has no problem with the movie yet.

talk with TMZHowever, Mitch dismisses comments that actress Marissa Abella does not look enough like the real-life Amy. In his view, there is “too much focus on looks”, and actors don’t have to look exactly like the people they portray. He quotes Cary Grant’s portrayal of Cole Porter in Night and day As a specific example of this phenomenon. (Not to mention Eddie Marsan, who plays Mitch AmyHe doesn’t look like him either.”)

He’s right, of course.Indeed, one could argue that Hollywood has become overly dependent on physical likeness (Christian Bale in ViceGary Oldman in worst caseJessica Chastain in Tammy Fay eyes). However, Abella’s lack of resemblance to Amy isn’t the only complaint with the still photos that have come out. New photos from filming a scene in which Amy’s husband Blake Fielder-Civil (played by Jack O’Connell) was arrested as Amy looked on crying and called her exploitative. “Can we actually stop making biographies of departed celebrities? Let them rest.” One of many tweets about this subject. “You all bully Amy Winehouse for being a ‘drug sympathizer’ and now you want to make money making movies out of her? Let her rest!!!!!

additional, Mitch Winehouse got involved At all caused doubts by some fans. 2015 Amy The documentary gave some the impression that Mitch had taken advantage of his daughter and enabled her addiction while she was alive. (Mitch denounced Asif Kapadia’s film for portraying it in such a negative light) varietySam Taylor-Johnson was a “close friend” of the deceased singer, but that hasn’t quelled fans’ concerns about 50 shade of grey The director’s opinion on Amy’s life. Only time will tell, but this negative reaction while the film is still in production casts a shadow over the biopic’s chances of success.

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