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Selma (2014)

Selma

Overview


Genre

Drama, History

Release Date

December 25, 2014 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Duration

122 min.

Studio

Paramount Pictures

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

Ava DuVernay

Producer

Brad Pitt, Jeremy Kleiner, Dede Gardner, Christian Colson, Oprah Winfrey, Cameron McCracken

Screenwriter

Paul Webb

Starring

Story


"Selma" is the story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historic struggle to secure voting rights for all people - a dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, and led to President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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David Oyelowo stars as Martin Luther King Jr. and Carmen Ejogo stars as Coretta Scott King in Paramount Pictures' Selma (2014)
Tessa Thompson stars as Diane Nash and Common stars as James Bevel in Paramount Pictures' Selma (2014)

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PREMIERE PHOTO

David Oyelowo
New York Premiere of Selma - Red Carpet Arrivals
Dec 14, 2014
David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo
New York Premiere of Selma - Red Carpet Arrivals
Dec 14, 2014

REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..intelligently written, vividly shot, tightly edited and sharply acted, the film represents a rare example of craftsmanship working to produce a deeply moving piece of history..”
by Stephen Farber [Hollywood Reporter]
“..unimpeachably important, ambitious in its scope and handsomely presented, it has all the hallmarks of a trophy winner..”
by Steve Rose [The Guardian]
“..one of the best American films of the year - and indeed perhaps the best..”
by James Rocchi [The Wrap]