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Amy Winehouse's family is not happy with her documentary

They've pulled their support from the ‘misleading’ film – will you still be watching it?

Are you one of the thousands of people excited about Amy, the new documentary about the dearly-missed soul singer? You can now count Amy Winehouse's family out of that demographic. They've officially withdrawn their support from the film, describing it as "unbalanced" and "misleading".

People reports that the family wish to "disassociate themselves from the forthcoming film", adding that "it is both misleading and contains some basic untruths". 

"The narrative is formed by the testimony of a narrow sample of Amy's associates, many of whom had nothing to do with her in the last years of her life. Counter views expressed to the filmmakers did not make the final cut."

Winehouse's family are angry about the film's portrayal of her addiction and their efforts to help her. They claim that it wrongly depicts her father, Mitch, as an irresponsible stage dad who was more concerned with pushing Winehouse to perform than getting her help. 

The documentary also accuses him of siphoning off money from the Amy Winehouse Foundation, the addiction charity set up in his late daughter's name.     

"I felt sick when I watched it for the first time," Mitch told the Sun on Sunday. "Amy would be furious. This is not what she would have wanted."

But Amy filmmakers are standing by their documentary. In a statement to People, they said: "We came on board with the full backing of the Winehouse family and we approached the project with total objectivity. We conducted in the region of 100 interviews with people that knew Amy. The story that the film tells is a reflection of our findings from these interviews."

The family is now considering legal action against the filmmakers. So are you still planning on watching Amy, or will you avoid it in cinemas?