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What’s Love Got To Do With It?: Angela Bassett

The biopic What’s Love Got To Do With It? is about the life and love of Tina Turner and Ike Turner, with Angela Bassett portraying the role of Tina Turner. The tumultuous relationship shared by the couple/musical collaborators is the focal point of the film, along with the personal maturation of Tina. The violent marriage worsened as Ike became addicted to drugs and the abuse became more frequent and brash. Turning to Buddhism, Tina becomes more confident and eventually finds the strength to defend herself against Ike–and leave. The film ends with Tina being free of Ike and having solo success in her career.

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