Bart elevator locations and accessible path for fruitvale station entering the fruitvale station check the status of out of service elevators elevator. Fruitvale station synopsis winner of both the grand jury prize for dramatic feature and the audience award for us dramatic film at the 2013 sundance film . Critics consensus: passionate and powerfully acted, fruitvale station serves as a celebration of life, a condemnation of death, and a triumph. Fruitvale station imagines the last day of oscar grant's life - a young black american shot dead by a police officer in 2009 the film may be.
Director ryan coogler's new film fruitvale station is everywhere the small- budget drama about the life and death of 22-year-old bay area. “fruitvale station follows the true story of oscar grant, a twenty-two-year-old bay area resident who wakes up on the morning of december 31,. Fruitvale station, on the oakland side of the san francisco bay: grainy cellphone video from a day, four years ago, that commanded the. Fruitvale station, the remarkable feature debut of 27-year-old writer-director ryan coogler, follows what should have been another ordinary.
The movie fruitvale station raises questions of race that we, as a nation, need to answer, in the wake of the killings of oscar grant, trayvon. Sincerely made and palpably perceptive, fruitvale station is a factual, racially motivated miscarriage-of-justice film guaranteed to stir the. The true story of oscar grant, a 22-year-old bay area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family and strangers on the last day of 2008. You can't blame “fruitvale station” star michael b jordan for being tempted “i was actually thinking about calling up michael jordan's. The tears had not yet dried, but immediately upon exiting theater 15 at san francisco's amc metreon for a screening of fruitvale station, each.
If i wasn't black, that wouldn't have happened to me i've thought that so many times i've lost count, says michael b jordan, star of fruitvale. How octavia spencer made a stoic moment speak volumes the fruitvale station star reveals her process for one particular scene in this episode of fandango. Fruitvale station begins with chilling cell phone video of oscar grant being shot by a bart police officer in the early hours of new year's day 2009, a stark. Update: at a q&a following a saturday night screening of fruitvale station in la , star michael b jordan told the audience: i want to hear your.
Michael b jordan, director ryan coogler discuss their award-winning film about the last day of oscar grant, the young man fatally shot by a. For 27-year-old writer-director ryan coogler, fruitvale station was a dual endeavor to both humanize oscar and give him an everyman quality. Note: variety first reviewed “fruitvale station” at this year's sundance film festival under its original title, “fruitvale” in this week's 3view. Those consequences form the main concern of fruitvale station, a drama based on the events leading up to and following the tragic shooting.
Ever since unarmed oscar grant was fatally shot by a police officer at oakland's fruitvale station, there have been local calls to rechristen the. Fruitvale station dramatizes the last day in the life of oscar grant, a real person who was infamously shot and killed by a transit police officer. Fruitvale station is a 2013 american biographical drama film written and directed by ryan coogler it is coogler's first feature-length film and is based on the. Fruitvale station ryan coogler | usa | 2013 | 85 min | r before they rejuvenated the rocky franchise with creed and roared into the marvel.