Celine Dion in tears, the poignant trailer for her film

Celine Dion in tears, the poignant trailer for her film
Celine Dion in tears, the poignant trailer for her film
Photo credits: Prime Video

The resurrection of Celine Dion can begin. For months, the Canadian diva has been sending positive signals to her fans, plunged into worry since the announcement of her rare illness. Suffering from stiff person syndrome, the singer of “All By Myself” fought out of sight against the serious consequences of this pathology causing him in particular muscle spasms. This is the reason why the star had to cancel the end of his “Courage World Tour” and his concerts in France. A real heartbreak that she is preparing to tell in the documentary “I am: Céline Dion”. Directed by Irene Taylor, nominated for an Oscar in 2009 for “The Final Inch”, this new film will offer ” a raw and honest look at the legendary superstar’s struggle with a life-changing illness » according to the official synopsis. “ Like a love letter to his fans, the inspiring documentary highlights the music that guided his life while testifying to human resilience »Promises a press release, which formalizes the arrival of the documentary on Prime Video for June 25.

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“Now I’m ready to talk.”

Highly anticipated, the film about Celine Dion will be accompanied by the release in stores of an original soundtrack featuring the highlights that the public is about to discover on the small screen and 13 of the diva’s most emblematic hits, such as ” The Power of Love” or “So that you love me again”. In the first trailer, it is his cult songs “I’m Alive” and “It’s All Coming Back To Me Now” which serve as a common thread. “ My voice is the conductor of my life. When your voice makes you happy… I need my instrument » confides Céline Dion as we discover archives of her crazy international tours but also the tipping point, when she learned she had a very rare neurological disease. “ I wasn’t ready to speak before, but now I am » she says in front of the camera, very moved.

“I won’t stop”

We then follow the singer in her intimate moments with her sons, between the walls of the warehouse where she keeps her thousands of shoes, but also in her painful daily life, between taking medication and crying fits. “ It’s not hard to put on a show. It’s hard to cancel a show. I work hard, every day. But I have to admit that it is an uphill struggle. I miss them so much. People. I miss them » she testifies, her voice strangled in sobs, before assuring him, with valor and determination: “ If I can’t run, I’ll walk. If I can’t walk, I’ll crawl. But I won’t stop. I won’t stop “. See you in a month to discover the entire film!

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