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'Amy' review: Winehouse doc a gripping tale, told with force and grace

'Amy' review: Winehouse doc a gripping tale, told with force and grace

The saddest moment in Asif Kapadia's new documentary "Amy," and there are many, occurs relatively late in the 27 years lived by its subject, Amy Winehouse. The North London singer-songwriter with the tornado hair and heartbreaking grin is on stage at an Isle of Wight concert. This time she's not smiling. Smashed, strung out or both, she grinds through yet another performance of her signature hit, "Rehab," the one with the irresistible '60s girl-group hook and the blithe defiance of what might've saved her. "I ain't got the time / And if my Daddy thinks I'm fine …" goes one lyric, referring to her father, Mitchell...

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