To All MJTP Friends
Prepare to go behind the headlines as Michael Jackson's mother Katherine, brother Tito, sister Rebbie and more than fifty friends, peers and associates share intimate and fascinating stories about the singer's illustrious life. Directed by Andrew Eastel and produced by television star David Gest, Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon is not only a celebration of Michael's life, but also a powerful behind-the-scenes account of the star's early years with the Jackson 5, his rise to global solo-stardom through to the final moments before his sudden death in 2009. Available on Blu-ray™ and DVD on November 1st 2011 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment, the release also features performance footage as well as never-before-seen family photography.
Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon features multiple interviews with Katherine Jackson as she shares her memories about Michael's upbringing in Gary, Indiana, provides insight into his relationship with father Joe, shows her support for her son during the court cases he challenged and gives her thoughts on the life he faced afterwards. Rebbie Jackson recounts the star's childhood, his extraordinary bond with mother Katherine and his decline in later years and Tito Jackson provides an in-depth look into Jackson's history and what his family went through during Jackson's sensational trial in 2005