Britney vs. Spears premieres on Netflix Sept. 28th.
On Wednesday, the streaming service revealed the poster and first official trailer of its highly anticipated documentary detailing Britney Spears’ life and her very publicized conservatorship.
I just want my life back
The world knows Britney Spears: performer, artist, icon. But in the last few years, her name has been publicly tied to another, more mysterious term: conservatorship. Britney vs Spears tells the explosive story of Britney’s life and her public and private search for freedom. Featuring years-long investigative work, exclusive interviews and new documents, this Netflix feature film paints a thorough portrait of the pop star’s trajectory from girl next door to a woman trapped by fame and family and her own legal status. It shows Britney’s life without utilizing the traumatic images that have previously defined her. Director Erin Lee Carr and journalist Jenny Eliscu work to delve deep into the tangled history of the conservatorship that has been in place for over 13 years.
The trailer has snippets of Spears’ testimony from June, when she spoke in a Los Angeles courtroom fighting to end her conservatorship. “I just want my life back,” she said as the clip starts: