The first trailer for the Amy Winehouse biopic Back to Black has been released.
Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson (Nowhere Boy) with a script by Matt Greenhalgh, Back to Black stars Marisa Abela as Winehouse. The film chronicles the singer’s early years as a jazz musician in North London and her turbulent journey to fame.
The film’s cast also includes Jack O’Connell as Winehouse’s husband, Blake Fielder Civil; Eddie Marsan as Winehouse’s father, Mitch; Lesley Manville as her grandmother, Cynthia.
Back To Black has the full support of Winehouse’s estate and will feature songs from her catalog.
The film is set to premiere in the UK on April 12th, with a US release following on May 17th.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated with the full-length US trailer released by Focus Features