FRUITVALE STATION (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Michael B. Jordan (Chronicle), Octavia Spencer (The Help), Melonie Diaz (Be Kind Rewind), Ahna O’Reilly (The Help), Kevin Durand (Noah), Chad Michael Murray (Freaky Friday), Ariana Neal (Footloose)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Ryan Coogler (film debut), director, writer; Nina Yang Bongiovi (Confessions of an Action Star) and Forest Whitaker (Powder Blue), producers; Ludwig Göransson (We’re The Millers), composer; Rachel Morrison (Any Day Now), cinematographer; Claudia Castello (The Achievers: The Story of the Lebowski Fans) and Michael P. Shawver (Warren), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

The true story of Oscar Grant (Jordan), a young man who spends the day of December 31st 2008 visiting various people including his mother Wanda (Spencer), girlfriend Sophina (Diaz) and their 4-year-old daughter T (Neal). However, it would be due to some BART police officers at Fruitvale Station where everyone would finally, tragically know his name…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Debuting filmmaker Ryan Coogler’s acclaimed indie finally gets a UK release, after wowing everyone in the States with its fearless approach to the true story of Oscar Grant and its fearless, start-making performance by Michael B. Jordan.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 6TH JUNE 2014

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