Watch the First Teaser for Tina Turner's HBO Documentary: I 'Pulled Myself Above the Destruction'

"I'm a girl from a cotton field that pulled myself above the destruction and the mistakes," she says in the clip. And I'm here for you"

Tina Turner's life story is heading to the small screen.

On Tuesday, HBO released the official teaser for the documentary Tina, which is set to follow the legendary singer's early life and childhood through her decades-long career.

"My mother used to sit in the window of the kitchen when she was making dinner on Sundays. I used to just watch her. She was just so pretty," the 81-year-old says in the teaser. "One day, she wasn't in that window. She was never in it again."

"I wanted her to come for me. I waited and she never did. And it's alright — you know why?" she adds. "I'm a girl from a cotton field that pulled myself above the destruction and the mistakes. And I'm here for you."

Tina Turner and Ikettes perform for Bolic Sound KMET Broadcast (May 1973)
Rhonda Graam/Courtesy of HBO

The brief interview clip refers to Turner's youth. At 11, Turner's mother Zelma left her family and the abusive relationship she had with Turner's father Floyd. The teaser shows several clips of Turner throughout her career.

The documentary, directed by Dan Lindsay, T.J. Martin and Lightbox offers a "revealing and intimate look at the life and career" of Turner, according to the official synopsis.

The documentary features interviews with Tina in her hometown of Zurich, Switzerland and shows new footage, audio tapes, personal photos of the queen of rock 'n' roll.

Angela Bassett, Oprah Winfrey, among other people close to the star are set to appear in interviews for the film.

Tina is set to be released by HBO on March 27.

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