Winehouse's father planning film to address issues in Amy

Asif Kapadia’s Amy Winehouse documentary will open in cinemas this weekend. But it may not be the only film on the subject of the singer in the near future.

Amy’s father, Mitch Winehouse, and her former fiance, Reg Traviss, are reportedly planning their own documentary to correct the “misleading and downright inaccurate” portrayal of the singer.

A source told The Mirror, “Mitch and Reg are talking about doing something to correct all the wrongs and omissions in the new film. Their own take on Amy’s life is being discussed.”

They said that the film paints Mitch in a negative light, yet leaves out the times that he sorted out treatment and staged interventions. Mitch claims that the transcripts of interviews he did with Kapadia highlight these incidents, but were left out of the finished product.

Mitch Winehouse has waged a public battle with the filmmakers for months, even going so far as to threaten legal action over his representation.

Those behind the Amy documentary said, “When we were approached to make the film, we came on board with the full backing of the Winehouse family and we approached the project with total objectivity.” They added that the film reflects the findings of around “100 interviews with people that knew Amy."

Amy will arrive in cinemas on July 3rd.

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