Friday 26 April 2013, 11:25 | By

Senna director shopping Amy Winehouse film

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Amy Winehouse

Filmmaker Asif Kapadia is in talks to direct a new non-fiction film looking at the life and times of Amy Winehouse, and featuring rare archive visuals of the late singer.

Kapadia, who directed 2010’s excellent ‘Senna’, apparently has the approval of Winehouse’s family, and will pitch the doc to potential buyers at May’s Cannes Film Market.

Says Kapadia: “This is an incredibly modern, emotional and relevant film that has the power to capture the zeitgeist and shine a light on the world we live in in a way that very few films can”.

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