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Luther Vandross was always destined to be a star, but he went well beyond that, becoming one of the most venerated and beloved singer-songwriters of his generation with hits like “Dance with My Father,” “Here and Now” and, of course, “Never Too Much.” Here, award-winning director Dawn Porter explores Vandross’s rise from background singer to icon through his relationships and collaborations with legendary recording artists like David Bowie, Mariah Carey and Dionne Warwick, to name a few. Beyond his battles with the music industry and his desire to escape being pigeon-holed as an R&B artist emerges a portrait of a spiritual man with a voice from the heavens whose ambition and work ethic simmer around a heart wracked by personal battles with weight and the pursuit of love. Letting the music guide the way, Luther: Never Too Much is a well-overdue ode to a trailblazer whose music will live in popular culture forever.

Please note: Access to the 6:30pm screening on April 25 is for Industry passholders only.

Sales Agent: Sony Music


  • Director(s)

    • Dawn Porter
  • Producer(s)

    • Trish Chetty
    • Ged Doherty
    • Jamie Foxx
    • Datari Turner
    • Leah Smith
  • Executive Producer(s)

    • Dawn Porter
    • Eli Holzman
    • Aaron Saidman
    • Tom Mackay
    • Richard Story
    • Jon Platt
    • Brian Monaco
    • Colin Firth
    • David Gottlieb
    • Phil Thornton
  • Editor(s)

    • Mark Fason
  • Cinematography

    • Bryan Gentry
  • Composer

    • Robert Glasper

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