WATCH: HBO Drops Trailer for Tina Turner’s Documentary

 

Looks like Tuna Turner’s life story is making its way to the big screen as HBO released the official trailer for her documentary, which is set to follow the legendary singer’s early life and childhood through her decades-long career.

 

 

The 81-year-old shares, ‘My mother used to sit in the window of the kitchen when she was making dinner on Sundays. I used to just watch her. She was just so pretty. One day, she wasn’t in that window. She was never in it again.’

 

 

‘I wanted her to come for me. I waited and she never did. And it’s alright — you know why? I’m a girl from a cotton field that pulled myself above the destruction and the mistakes. And I’m here for you.’

 

 

The brief interview then turns to Turner’s youth. At 11, Turner’s mother Zelma left her family and the abusive relationship she had with Turner’s father.

 

 

The documentary is directed by Dan Lindsay, T.J. Martin and Lightbox offers a ‘revealing and intimate look at the life and career’ of Turner, according to the official synopsis.

 

 

The documentary features interview with Tina in her hometown of Zurich, Switzerland and shows new footage, audio tapes, personal photos of the queen of rock ‘n’ roll.

 

Tina will be released on March 27th.

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