HBO has released the official trailer for Tub, the most recent documentary on the life of the singing legend Tina Turner. HBO has been on a roll recently with its roster of in-depth, celebrity-focused documentaries. Since the beginning of the year, HBO viewers have enjoyed Bee gees Doc The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?, the two-part Tiger Woods documentary film Tiger, which shows his rise and fall as a golf superstar and, most recently, the premiere of the four-part documentary Allen vs. Farrow, which focuses on allegations of sexual abuse against Woody Allen.
The trailer of Tub is an enigmatic and curious preview of the full-length documentary. We start with the voiceover of Turner, who tells us a story about his mother. As the voiceover continues, archival footage of Turner in the 1960s and ’70s intertwines, with more images of his career renaissance in the’ 80s and beyond flashing before our eyes as well. It’s a reminder that Turner has been around for a long time, he’s overcome a lot of ups and downs in his career, and he’s ready to share it all with viewers. Combining audio tapes, never-before-seen footage, archival footage, photos, and interviews with Turner from his home in Zurich, Switzerland, Tub promises to be an honest and comprehensive look at your life.
Tub is run by Daniel lindsay Y TJ Martin. In addition to the interviews with Turner, other Tub interview subjects include Angela bassett, Oprah Winfrey, Kurt loderand playwright Katori Room. Tub is produced by Simon Chinn, Jonathan Chinn, Diane Becker; Executive produced by Erwin Bach, Similar Pelman, Will be Clarke, Andy mayson, Mike runagall, David gilbery, Y Charles Dorfman.
Tub airs on HBO on March 27 from 8-10 pm ET / PT and will be available to stream on HBO Max. Watch the trailer for Tub below.
Here is the official synopsis of Tub:
From HBO Tub‘, a feature-length documentary from Oscar-winning directors Dan Lindsay, TJ Martin and Lightbox, the production company founded by Oscar-winning producer Simon Chinn and Emmy-winning producer Jonathan Chinn, along with Emmy-nominated producer Diane Becker , is a revealing and intimate look at the life and career of music icon Tina Turner, tracing her unlikely rise to early fame, her personal and professional struggles throughout her life, and her even more unlikely resurgence as a global phenomenon in the 1980s. This dynamic and unadorned account features engaging interviews with Tina herself, conducted in her hometown of Zurich, Switzerland, and with those closest to her. It also features a host of never-before-seen personal images, audio tapes and photos, telling a deep and compelling story about the queen of rock ‘n’ roll in all her complexity.
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