Sony is preparing a documentary on Celine Dion, validated by the star

After Aline, the true-false biopic of Valérie Lemercier, here is the version of Irène Taylor, nominated for the Oscars for The Final Inch (2009).

Sony announces the start of a new documentary on Celine Dion. This film will retrace his life, from his childhood in a large family in Canada to the huge concerts organized in Las Vegas, relating in the process the secrets of his success (“It was just a dream”, “So that you still love me”, “My Heart Will Go On”, etc.) while telling his love story with his producer René Angélil. It will be directed by Irene Taylor, known for her original docuses: she was notably acclaimed in 2007 for Hear and Now, where she recounted the journey of her parents, both deaf, who had children without hearing problems, then was nominated at the Oscars for The Final Inch (2009) on medical projects set up to try to eradicate polio.

Celine Dion becomes actress for a romantic comedy

Contrary to Aline, the fiction film by Valérie Lemercier, which is freely inspired by her life and never stops playing with the elements of reality and the inventions of its director, this film retracing the career of Celine Dion is made in agreement with the star. This explains in the press release published by Sony, SME Canada and Vermilion Films: “I’ve always been an open book with my fans, but given her sensitivity and creativity, I believe Irene will be able to show everyone a part of me that no one has seen before. ‘she will tell my story in the most honest way possible. “

For the moment untitled, this documentary does not yet have a release date.

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