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Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami is a movie starring Grace Jones, Lowell 'Sly' Dunbar, and Jean-Paul Goude. Larger than life, wild, scary and androgynous - Grace Jones plays all these parts. Yet here we also discover her as a lover,...

Other Titles
Grejs Džons, Ikonet Grace Jones, Amazing Grace, Grace Jones, zyciodajne swiatlo, Grace Jones, Grace Jones. La pantera del Pop, La vie en Grace Jones, Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami - Das Leben einer Ikone
Running Time
1 hours 55 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Biography, Documentary, Music
Director
Sophie Fiennes
Actors
Lowell 'Sly' Dunbar, Marjorie Jones, Jean-Paul Goude, Grace Jones
Country
UK, Ireland
Year
2017
Audio Languages
Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Larger than life, wild, scary and androgynous - Grace Jones plays all these parts. Yet here we also discover her as a lover, daughter, mother, sister and even grandmother, as she submits herself to our gaze and allows us to understand what constitutes her mask. The stage is where her most extreme embodiments are realised and her theatrical imagination lets loose: This is where the musical of her life is played out. The film includes Grace's unique performances singing iconic hits such as Slave To The Rhythm, Pull Up To The Bumper, as well as the more recent autobiographical tracks Williams' Blood and Hurricane. These personal songs also link to Grace's family life, as the film takes us on a holiday road trip across Jamaica, where her family roots and the story of her traumatic childhood are uncovered. In Jamaican patois, 'Bloodlight' is the red light that illuminates when an artist is recording and 'Bami' means bread, the substance of daily life. Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami weaves together the layers of Grace Jones' public and private life, as she moves effortlessly between different facets: she is bohemian traveller, artist and partying hedonist, warm and funny but also a fierce and tenacious businesswoman. The performance continues to move thematically though the film, with Love Is The Drug acting like an aria, bringing the film to its final and most touching scenes. This is a Grace we have not seen before, someone who reminds us of what it is to dare to be truly alive.

Comments about biography «Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami» (15)

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Eric Little

I have always been a big fan of the band, the rest of the movie is just a documentary on how the band got started and how they became superstars. I love the band and their music. I was so disappointed in the movie when it came out, but it is worth watching for the interview clips and some behind the scenes footage. It is also worth watching the band's music and getting to hear them perform. If you are a fan of the band, I would suggest it.

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Terry

After the horrors of 9/11, we are now living with a new threat - chemical weapons. We have been subjected to chemical weapons at the hands of the Syrian regime, and now, we are dealing with chemical weapons in the hands of the Iraqi government. Both nations have been carrying out attacks on their own people for years, with the weapons coming from the former Soviet Union. These weapons have killed hundreds of thousands of innocent people, and we are now on the verge of seeing chemical weapons used on our own people, and by our own government. The United States Government has been working on developing a more effective chemical weapon, but it is still years away from being developed. We have not been able to stop this threat, and it is only a matter of time before it is unleashed. The chemical weapons attacks that are coming from Iraq are a clear violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention, and a grave threat to our people. This film is an amazing documentary. I recommend this film to anyone who has seen a documentary before. It is very informative, and the interviews are very good. You will be able to see a lot of facts and stories that will help you to better understand what is going on in the world today.

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Phillip May

This documentary takes a look at the life of rock legend Grace Jones, who died of AIDS at the age of 22. She was one of the first people in the world to have the disease. She was a well known American pop singer who had hit singles in the 60s and 70s. After her death, the music industry tried to make her a rock star. The film follows her life from her first sex with a man, to her arrival in Hollywood and the fight against the AIDS epidemic. It also shows the struggles she had with her sexuality and the way people treated her. It is a fascinating look at a woman who was a brilliant singer and a trailblazer for women's rights. This is a must see for any fan of rock music.

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Mary T.

This documentary was a little disorienting at first. I did not understand the documentary at first, but it quickly began to make sense. The music, the lighting, the sound of the music, the look of the camera. It was truly a work of art. I really enjoyed the way the story was told. I'm not sure if I had ever heard of the band before this, but it was a very unique experience. They were very well-done and I would recommend this documentary to anyone interested in music, music history, or music documentaries. The documentary was very well done, and I really hope that there is a follow up to it. The music is still one of my favorites and it would be great to have it available on DVD. I hope that they do make a follow up. I hope that the music is available on DVD!

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Lori

I saw the movie the first night it came out and it is truly a great movie and I enjoyed it very much. I've seen it on many occasions since then and still love it. There are a lot of great stories in the movie and I hope it keeps going and be available for people to see. I highly recommend it!

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Jerry W.

This documentary has been a long time coming. I didn't know what to expect, but it did not disappoint. This documentary starts with a story about one of the early life of Michael Jackson. We see the birth of Michael, his father, his mother and her husband. Then we go back to the early days of Michael, where he is basically a drug addict. The documentary then goes on to show us some of the things that caused him to be in this state, including his first drug addiction. The documentary also gives us a brief history of Michael Jackson and some of the things that have led up to this point. The documentary ends with a special about the making of "Papa", and some of the events that were behind the making of "Papa". The documentary was really well done, and gave me a great feel for the time that Michael Jackson was in when he was younger. I highly recommend this documentary to anyone who is interested in Michael Jackson or music.

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Jack H.

I loved this documentary. It is truly a triumph. It is incredibly sad that some of the greatest rock stars in history would become a part of the death of a generation. I loved the idea of making a documentary about this period of history, but I was especially moved by the images of the surviving members of the Beatles and the Stones. The documentary is fantastic. I think it is very important that people see this documentary. I highly recommend it.

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Brittany

I have never been to the Philippines and this documentary was shot in it. The movie is very good and very important. I think that it is a must-see for anyone who loves music. The fact that I am not Filipino doesn't stop me from enjoying the movie. I can say that I enjoyed the movie a lot. The music is awesome, and the story is very interesting. It is a must-see for everyone who loves music, especially for those who don't know much about the history of the music. If you haven't seen this movie yet, I recommend you to watch it. The movie is so great, it is worth watching.

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Adam H.

I think this movie has some of the best music I've ever heard. Not to mention the great performance by N'Sync, and J. Cole. I think it's definitely one of the best films I've seen. I recommend it to everyone, and I can't wait to see it again.

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Nathan Simmons

I watched this documentary on a rainy Sunday in the summer of 2006, and I was quite surprised by the end result. After all, I had been skeptical about the documentary's accuracy and the motivations behind it's supposed "revelation". The truth is that the documentary was not about the Beatles, but about the decision by a bunch of people to murder a young girl in order to cover up the fact that they had been involved in a drug deal gone wrong. The documentary, I believe, is a good introduction to the subject matter. I didn't understand why they had not published this documentary as a movie, because it would have been even more interesting and meaningful. However, I guess the documentary would have been a bit too sensationalized. The documentary does not contain any blood or gore. In fact, the documentary is very short and I don't know how long it was actually. However, I believe the documentary is an interesting and worthwhile addition to the Beatles' history. It's a pity that they didn't publish it as a movie, because the documentary is really something else.

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Amber G.

This film is a brilliant account of the life of the great singer, she who was part of the very first pop music band, The Carpenters, in the early 1950s, and was an inspiration to many young girls and women in the early 1960s. It is a gripping film that is as much a study of the human spirit as it is a musical piece. It is a film that touches upon themes of faith, hope, and the importance of the individual to the greater community. The film is a fascinating study of the rise and fall of the Carpenters, and the power of women in a world where they were not allowed to be fully appreciated. The film is also a testament to the courage and integrity of its subject, and how she overcame personal tragedy and the loss of her beloved husband to rise to the top of the music world, and to carry on her legacy. This is a film that every woman should see. It is a powerful story of a woman who is a champion of the underdog, and a true champion of women everywhere.

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Lisa M.

The movie is actually a very good look at the situation that brought the world together. But it doesn't get into much detail about the two previous LPs, in fact, it's only a summary of the earlier stuff. There is a lot of really nice music and the presentation is very good. You can really feel the world of Motown in this movie, and you feel like you're in the same room with the musicians. This is a movie that I think is very important. The reason I like it so much is that I'm a Motown fan. I've been listening to this music for so many years, and this is the first time I've ever heard it live. I loved the way the band performed it, and I thought the music was great. I also think that this is a movie that anyone can watch and enjoy, because it's really worth seeing. If you have never heard Motown music before, I recommend you to watch this movie, because it's really good. It's a little different from the other movies I've seen, but it's still great. I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone. It's really good. 9/10

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Andrew

I found this documentary fascinating and challenging. It's an interesting look at how the makers of "Bami" (as the film is titled) came to the realization that they were going to be on the wrong side of the war. What I found most interesting was the way in which the filmmakers created the movie, and the way they created the documentary. I found it difficult to describe to someone who has not seen the film. But I did enjoy watching the film. The documentary did a good job of putting the film makers on the spot and letting them explain their journey. I also found it interesting that when the film makers were interviewed, they were not entirely truthful. They did not say that they were making a documentary on the war in Afghanistan, and they did not say that they were simply trying to make a documentary on the history of the French Resistance. In my opinion, they did the best they could to be truthful and show their perspectives. I think that the documentary did a good job of keeping the film makers honest, and I thought that the film was interesting to watch. I hope that this film is shown in a wider audience. I found that it would be very difficult for a viewer to watch this film and not be affected by it. It is a very hard film to watch, and I think that many people will find it difficult to watch. However, I think that it will be an interesting experience for the viewer, and it is definitely worth watching.

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Kathy Powell

When I first heard about this documentary, I had been waiting for it for some time. I was already in love with the music of Prince and I loved seeing what was being done with his music. It seemed that some of the music videos that he made were getting some success. I finally got to see this documentary in theaters. I thought that it was great. It was informative, it was entertaining and it was beautiful. Prince's music was the center of this documentary and the music was very good. It was a very interesting story about a man who wanted to make a difference in the world and how he had to struggle to do that. The first half of the documentary was very informative and the second half was very entertaining. The music was amazing and it was the highlight of the film. The songs that Prince created were very good and made the documentary very interesting. The documentary is very interesting and it is not just an historical event. The documentary is very entertaining and it is a very good documentary.

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Brenda

The documentary features a lot of interviews with various musicians from the Bami Gah area in Afghanistan. This documentary does a good job of explaining the history of Bami Gah, as well as the reasons for the conflict. However, I felt that the documentary was too short, as it did not cover the entire history of the region. There were also some interviews with local people who were trying to help the refugees and the Taliban. While I understand that some people have problems with this documentary, I would still recommend this documentary.