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Fruitvale Station (2013)

Fruitvale Station

Overview


Genre

Drama

Release Date

July 12, 2013 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

85 min.

Studio

The Weinstein Company

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Cast and Crew


Director

Ryan Coogler

Producer

Forest Whitaker, Nina Yang

Screenwriter

Ryan Coogler

Starring

Story


Based on a true-life police shooting, film stars Jordan as Oscar Grant, a young Bay Area resident who was detained and killed by BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) cops in Oakland on New Year's Eve in 2008. Event was captured on camera, and the ensuing trial and its verdict spurred protests and riots.

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..it's one of the most sobering must-see movies of the summer..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
“..the film is filled with the stuff of life - humor, joy and plenty of it at times, the closeness of family, but also the financial pressures..”
by Amanda Mae Meyncke [Film.com]
“..Fruitvale Station is great political filmmaking because it's great filmmaking, period..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]