Jackie and Tito Jackson
The film Michael Jackson fans have been waiting for has arrived. Michael Jackson's This Is It is an intimate and inspiring look at the King of Pop's final days. Through behind-the-scenes footage of what was to be his greatest show ever, audiences spend time with the real Michael before saying a final farewell. "To see this great artist at work makes you want to be better at your work. You want that attention to detail. You want that kind of perfectionism. You want that kind of drive," Oprah says. "That's what true artistry is."

In honor of Michael, every Jackson brother attended the star-studded premiere. "It's wonderful just to see him onstage and do his thing. He's a great performer," Jackie Jackson says. "There are some bittersweet parts, and it's very, very emotional for me to watch him, at times, onstage because it's a great loss not just for the family but for the whole world. Michael was an incredible guy, and I just miss him dearly."

Jackie says this film embodies Michael's legacy of determination, passion and love. "It shows people how great Michael was as a performer and as a singer, and they get a chance to see him at his best," he says. "Let's not forget Michael was a great humanitarian. He strived for world peace; he was a great father. He gave a lot to a lot of charities around the world. He was just a great individual."
FROM: Big Million Dollar Winners and This Is It Premiere
Published on October 28, 2009

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