Respect - Film
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Respect

October 15, 2021

This event occurred as part of the 21/22 Hop Film season. This is an archived view.

Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson stars as Aretha Franklin, the woman who gave us the voice of a century.

21/22 Hop Film

RESPECT | Official Trailer | MGM Studios


Respect is the remarkable true story of legendary music star Aretha Franklin's journey to find her voice in the midst of the turbulent social and political landscape of 1960s America. The film follows the rise of her career from a young child singing in her father's church's choir to her international superstardom as the Queen of Soul. More than a conventional biopic, it gives a sense of Franklin as a historical figure, a crossover success story and a full-throttle, fur-draped diva. Academy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls)—handpicked by Franklin—headlines an all-star cast that includes Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), Mary J. Blige, Marlon Wayans and four-time Emmy-nominee Tituss Burgess. D: Liesl Tommy, US, 2021

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