The legend of soul music, Aretha Franklin, still lives in our hearts, although unfortunately, she has not been with us for some time. However, this does not mean that she is forgotten. We still listen to her songs with the same joy as they came out.
On today’s movie list, we would like to propose to you another great movie based on a true story. It’s about the movie called “Respect” from 2021, named after Aretha Franklin’s big hit. This movie is a biographical and musical drama based on the life of American singer Aretha Franklin. It’s a new movie and is worth watching.
“Respect” follows the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.
The main role in Respect has actress Jennifer Hudson who plays the queen of soul music. In this movie, Jennifer absolutely pays homage to one of the most powerful vocalists in the history of music.
An interesting fact is that Aretha Franklin before her death has chosen Hudson to be the person who will play her character in the biographical movie. This came after Jennifer won the Oscar for the movie “Dreamgirls” in 2006.
Besides Jennifer Hudson, in supporting, roles are played by: Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, and Mary J. Blige.
Behind the complete movie is a team of strong women’s. The director of the movie was Liesl Tommy and the screenplay was written by Tracy Scott Wilson.