‘Whitney’: Kevin MacDonald Delivers A Moving Portrait Of A Tragic Icon [Cannes Review]

Kevin MacDonald, director of the excellent Bob Marley documentary "Marley," no doubt knew the importance of the task at hand when he decided to tackle the rise and tragic fall of the iconic Whitney Houston. Houston's complex personality is what fascinates MacDonald most here, and he makes the most of never-before-seen archival footage to deliver an affectionate and deeply compassionate film that refuses to play it safe. My full review here.