02 hours 25 minutes
- Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige
- Liesl Tommy
- Biography, Drama, Now Showing
- August 19, 2021
Starring Jennifer Hudson, RESPECT follows the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.
It is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice.
“Hudson’s performance as Aretha is electric, both on and off the stage. (…) Hudson captures the singer’s soulful spirit in each song” (Common Sense Media)
“Hudson stuns with her performance singing and inhabiting the life of musical royalty” (USA Today)
“An intimate gift of love, rich in complexity, spirituality, Black pride and feminist grit” (Hollywood Reporter)