We’ve already seen many Netflix documentaries about pop stars, but only a few managed to capture an authentic portrait of an artist like in ‘Angèle’. Instead of trying to sell an album or anything else, directors Sébastien Rensonnet and Brice VDH tell Angèle’s story with much care for different aspects.
Even though we often think that the life of a superstar is glamourous and exciting, Angèle shows us the reverse of the medal. The documentary shows how her breakthrough impacted her mental health and made her even question if being a singer is something she wants to do for the rest of her life. A bit later, we see how her first tour with Damso shaped her as an artist and helped her become the performer we see on the stage now.