ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke

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ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke
Directed byKelly Duane
Written byJeff Zimbalist
Michael Zimbalist
StarringSam Cooke
Quincy Jones
Smokey Robinson
Distributed byNetflix
Release date
  • February 8, 2019 (2019-02-08)
Running time
74 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke is a 2019 documentary film about Sam Cooke, the artist and activist, and the circumstances and controversy surrounding his murder.[1][2][3]

Premise[edit]

On December 11, 1964, at the age of 33, Cooke was shot and killed by Bertha Franklin, the manager of the Hacienda Motel in Los Angeles, California. ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke explores the mystery behind the murder through interviews with family, friends, journalists and academics as well as archival footage.[4]

Cast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Too black, too strong: who killed Sam Cooke?". The Guardian. July 10, 2019.
  2. ^ "'ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke' returns dignity to the soul legend". The Daily Dot. July 10, 2019.
  3. ^ "'ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke' Sets Record Straight On Legendary Soul Singer". Decider. July 10, 2019.
  4. ^ "'The Two Killings of Sam Cooke': Creators of Netflix's Riveting 'ReMastered' Series Unpack the Latest Episode". Billboard. July 10, 2019.

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