Amy Winehouse's life story will be told on film when Amy comes to theaters this Friday, July 3. The trailer clobbered us a couple months back, with its early-days footage of a singer who wasn't sure she'd ever get famous, or that she could "handle it" if she did.
Now we've got a look at a brief new clip featuring a 14-year-old Amy Winehouse giggling with her friends in 1998 at a birthday party. In a handheld home movie, the lollipop-licking group launches into a casual rendition of "Happy Birthday." Everyone goes silent when Mini-Amy opts to dial her pipes all the way up.
Rolling Stone says Amy is presented in two acts:
"In the first half, we watch a young, talented, one-of-a-kind singer get her footing and blossom into a star. However, in the second half, we watch as Winehouse falls into her drugged-out downward spiral, precipitated by hangers-on, the media and even her own family."
Here's the full trailer: