DIVE DEEPER INTO THE STORY OF LEGENDARY SINGER AMY WINEHOUSE WITH ALL-NEW BEHIND THE SCENES BONUS CONTENT

DIVE DEEPER INTO THE STORY OF LEGENDARY SINGER AMY WINEHOUSE WITH ALL-NEW BEHIND THE SCENES BONUS CONTENT

Universal City, California, June 28, 2024 – In telling the extraordinary story at the center of one of the most legendary albums of all times, Focus Features delivers the influential film about pop culture icon Amy Winehouse in BACK TO BLACK, available on Digital July 5, 2024 and on Blu-rayTM and DVD on July 23, 2024 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. In all-new exclusive bonus material, go behind-the-scenes with the cast and crew as they show the substantial and important work in telling Amy’s story for old and new fans. Directed by BAFTA® Award nominee Sam Taylor-Johnson, BACK TO BLACK stars a talented cast featuring Marisa Abela (“Industry”), BAFTA® Award winner Jack O’Connell (Unbroken), BAFTA® Award nominee Eddie Marsan (The Gentleman), and Academy Award® nominee Lesley Manville (Mrs. Harris Goes to ParisPhantom Thread, “The Crown”).

The film will also head to streaming beginning July 5, exclusively on Peacock.

The extraordinary story of Amy Winehouse’s (Marisa Abela) early rise to fame from her early days in Camden through the making of her groundbreaking album, BACK TO BLACK, that catapulted Winehouse to global fame. Told through Amy’s eyes and inspired by her deeply personal lyrics, the film explores and embraces the many layers of the iconic artist and the tumultuous love story at the center of one of the most legendary albums of all time.

EXCLUSIVE BONUS FEATURES TO OWN ONLY ON DIGITAL, BLU-RAYTM & DVD:

Transforming Into an Icon

  • Cast and crew discuss bringing the essence of Amy Winehouse on-screen. Learn how Marisa Abela was cast to play the musical icon and the extensive training she went through to embody the role.

Music as the Heartbeat

  • BACK TO BLACK is a story that uses Amy’s albums and musical performances to drive the narrative. Hear from cast and crew, including some of Amy’s former bandmates, on the importance of music authenticity in the film.

Feature Commentary with Director Sam Taylor-Johnson

For more information on BACK TO BLACK, please visit:
UPHE Website: https://www.uphe.com/movies/back-to-black
Peacock: www.peacocktv.com/collections/must-see-movies-on-peacock
Trailer: https://uni.pictures/BackToBlack_HomeEntTrailer
Facebook: /BacktoBlack |/UniversalPicturesAllAccess
X: @BacktoBlackFilm | @UniAllAccess
Instagram: @backtoblackfilm | @UniAllAccess
TikTok: @universalallaccess
FILMMAKERS:
Cast: Marisa Abela, Jack O’Connell, Eddie Marsan, and Lesley Manville
Casting By: Nina Gold
Music Supervisor: Iain Cooke
Music Production By: Giles Martin
Score Composed and Performed By: Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
Costume Designer: PC Williams
Production Designer: Sarah Greenwood
Edited By: Martin Walsh ACE
Cinematographer: Polly Morgan BSC, ASC
Executive Producers: Sam Taylor-Johnson, Anna Marsh, Ron Halpern, Joe Naftalin
Produced By: Alison Owen p.g.a., Debra Hayward, Nicky Kentish Barnes
Screenplay By: Matt Greenhalgh
Directed By: Sam Taylor-Johnson

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAYTM:
Street Date: July 23, 2024
Selection Number: 191329263440 (US)
Layers: BD 50
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 1.85:1 Widescreen
Rating: R for Drug use, language throughout, sexual content and nudity
Subtitles: English SDH, French Canadian, and Latin American Spanish
Languages/Sound: English (DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 for Feature, Dolby Digital 2.0 for Bonus Content), French Canadian (DTS-HD Hight Resolution Audio 7.1 for Feature), and Latin American Spanish (DTS-HD High Resolution Audio 7.1 for Feature)
Run Time: 02:02:31

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:
Street Date: July 23, 2024
Selection Number: 191329263716 (US)
Layers: DVD 9
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
Rating: R for Drug use, language throughout, sexual content and nudity
Subtitles: English SDH, French Canadian, and Latin American Spanish
Languages/Sound: English (Dolby Digital 5.1 for Feature, Dolby Digital 2.0 for Bonus Content), French Canadian (Dolby Digital 5.1 for Feature), and Latin American Spanish (Dolby Digital 5.1 for Feature)
Run Time: 02:02:31

ABOUT UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT:
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ABOUT PEACOCK:
Universal’s biggest films of the year stream first on Peacock, shortly after their theatrical debuts. Subscribers get access to award-winning films and blockbuster favorites from Universal, Blumhouse, Focus Features, Illumination and DreamWorks Animation. In 2024, Peacock will debut films including OppenheimerTrolls Band TogetherKung Fu Panda 4Monkey ManThe Fall GuyDespicable Me 4Twisters, and Speak No Evil. The star-studded Wicked will debut on Peacock in 2025.

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