The film was co-produced by German production company Dreamtool Entertainment and Traviss' company Kingsway Films on a budget of ,000,000.The film starred an ensemble of German, British and Hungarian actors including the rising European stars Tom Schilling and Bernadette Heerwagen, British actor Ed Stoppard, television actress and pop singer Michelle Gayle, alongside veteran big screen performers Bernard Hill and Suzanne von Borsody and was filmed in London, Canada, Hungary, Germany and Slovakia.Speaking to the Mirror, Reg explains: “I’m concerned about the way Amy is portrayed. “They interviewed people very close to Amy but it would seem those accounts, having seen it, were put to one side in favour of a lazy journalistic portrayal.” “A fictional film based on real life events gives you creative license but a documentary biopic is something quite different,” he continues. A biopic is not a fiction, it is not something that can or should be censored.
They have said they are 'devastated' and 'speechless' by their daughter's death, whose inquest was opened and adjourned.
The cause of death has not yet been specified and toxicology tests will now be carried out. Sharon Duff, coroner's officer at St Pancras Coroner's Court, said during the two minute hearing yesterday: 'I bring before you the death of Amy Jade Winehouse who was aged 27 born on the 14th September 1983 in London.
Reg Traviss, who was in a relationship with Amy Winehouse when she died, has expressed concerns over the upcoming documentary about the ‘Back To Black’ singer.
The film is due to be premiered at Cannes Film Festival next month, and now, Reg has shared his worries - just days after the Winehouse family made the decision to disassociate themselves from the project.
Reginald Stephen "Reg" Traviss (born 12 February 1977) is a British film director and writer.