2021 Drama | Musical

The rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.

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by Deirdre Molumby
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'Respect' marks a career best for Jennifer Hudson, and introduces a young superstar

‘Respect’ tracks the rise of Aretha Franklin (Jennifer Hudson) from a child prodigy singing in her father’s church to global superstar musician. Along the way, she suffers heartache and grief, and is for a time consumed by money and addiction, but a return to her roots brings her back to her soul.

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