What Happened, Miss Simone?

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Brief Synopsis: "The film chronicles Nina Simone's journey from child piano prodigy to iconic musician and passionate activist, told in her own words."

Overall Ranking: 1405 (Rank from 2015: # 67)

Adjusted* Rating:
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Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 33.33%
Regular 33.33%
Half-Popped 33.33%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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David Baruffi88(full review)
Bryan Lienesch69 - I think, like a piece of art, 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' is going to mean something different to everyone. To me, the biopic doc is a tragic account of a wonderfully talented woman ultimately consumed by anger.
Comedy: 3
Sex Appeal: 5
Scary: 6
Rewatch: 3
Gorgon Reviews61(full review)

People Involved

  • Lisa Simone Kelly (Herself)
  • Nina Simone (Herself)
  • Dick Gregory (Himself)
  • Stanley Crouch (Himself)
  • Liz Garbus (Director)