The biopic covers the ups & downs of the life of Aretha Franklin from age 10 through her recording of her most popular album “Amazing Grace.”
Black Helen lives in Louisiana where she has more than she can handle–heal her mangy dog, as well as her pastor & jobless son, both men addicted to alcohol, plus her grandson being abused.
The turbulent early life of a “hillbilly” boy whose drug-addicted mother almost caused him to miss his Yale law degree.
When their husbands are jailed 3 wives in Hell’s Kitchen run their racket better than the husbands but have to fight to stay in control.
I’m urging you to see this film, which follows the same boy across 12 years from childhood to college. Click on the film title to read my entire review.
I’m giving this Nicholas Cage movie 5 stars. To read the entire review, click the movie’s title here.