Whitney Houston broke more music industry records than any other female singer, with over 200 million albums sold and seven consecutive No. 1 hits. She also starred in several blockbusters before her brilliant career succumbed to erratic behavior and scandal that led to her tragic death at age forty-eight. This documentary offers an intimate and uncompromising portrait that goes beyond tabloid headlines and sheds light on the fascinating trajectory of her life. Using previously unseen archival footage, rare recordings, and interviews with people closest to her, Oscar-winner Kevin MacDonald reveals the mystery behind the spectacular voice that enthralled millions while Houston herself struggled with demons from her past.