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Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon is a powerful behind-the-scenes account of the star’s life, providing fresh insight into his early years with the Jackson 5, his rise to global solo-stardom through to the final moments before his sudden death in 2009.
Producer, narrator and best friend to Michael Jackson, David Gest has pieced together the most important facts about Jackson's life based on unseen first-hand accounts.
Also included in the show is rare, in-studio and live television performance footage of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5. The soundtrack includes more than twenty-one classic tunes.
Michael’s mother Katherine says, "Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon is a truly remarkable film that captures the true character, wit and sensitivity of my son. "
Released on DVD and Blu-ray™ on October 31st 2011 from Universal Pictures International Home Entertainment.