Antonio Pinto has composed the original score for the upcoming documentary Amy. The film is directed by Asif Kapadia (The Warrior, Far North, The Return) and chronicles British singer Amy Winehouse’s rise to fame with such hits like Rehab and Valerie before her untimely death at age 27 of alcohol poisoning. The movie features unseen archival footage and unheard tracks by Winehouse. James Gay-Rees (Exit Through the Gift Shop, The Quiet Ones) is producing the project for On The Corner Films. Pinto has previously collaborated with Kapadia on the documentaries Senna and the short The Odyssey. Amy is set to be released this summer in the U.S. by A24 Films. To learn more about the film, visit the official movie website
As previously reported, Pinto whose previous scoring credits include City of God, Lord of War, Snitch and this year’s McFarland, USA also has Tarsem Singh’s Selfless starring Ryan Reynolds coming up. The sci-fi thriller will be released on July 10, 2015 by Focus Features.