Magazine article Screen International

Grace Jones Talks New Doc: 'It Will Be like Seeing Me Naked"

Magazine article Screen International

Grace Jones Talks New Doc: 'It Will Be like Seeing Me Naked"

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Pop culture icon Grace Jones is set to bare all in a new cinema verite-style documentary Grace Jones: Bloodlight And Bami, which is being launched in Cannes by WestEnd Films.

"This is the first time people will see me in this way," Jones told Screen this week from her home in Jamaica.

"They will see a very candid portrayal. It is raw. It will be like seeing me almost naked."

"I'm very happy with the film," she continues. "I didn't feel like it was an invasion. It was a very smooth and comfortable process".

Sophie Fiennes' (The Pervert's Guide To Cinema) intimate portrait, more than five years in the making, explores the performance, private and public life of the former Vogue cover model and singer, also known for movie roles in Conan The Destroyer and A View To A Kill.

The film includes unique performances of Jones' hits such as Slave To The Rhythm and Pull Up To The Bumper, as well as the more recent autobiographical tracks Williams' Bloods and Hurricane. …

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