Watch video directed by ryan coogler with michael b jordan, melonie diaz, octavia spencer, kevin durand the story of oscar grant iii, a 22-year-old bay area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.
This is the epic story of oscar grant, a 22-year old man shot in the back by transit police the series of events as portrayed in the movie fruitvale station. A fictional account of the last days of oscar grant iii, an unarmed african-american who was killed by a transit police officer on a bart train platform early on new year’s day.
There’s something tidy and a little reductive about fruitvale station, a dramatization of the final 24 hours in the life of oscar grant for those without a photographic recall of recent news events, grant was the unarmed, 22-year-old oakland man who, on the morning of january 1, 2009, was shot and killed by a police officer of the bay area. Fruitvale station 125,638 likes 84 talking about this ryan coogler's fruitvale station stars michael b jordan, melonie diaz, kevin durand & octavia. Movie review: ryan coogler skillfully balances hope and despair in 'fruitvale station,' the true tale of police shooting victim oscar grant. This dramatic rendering of a real-life tragedy recounts the final hours of oscar grant, shot by san francisco transit police on new year's day, 2009 watch trailers & learn more.
Originally called fruit vale, the neighborhood around fruitvale bart station was mostly apricot and cherry orchards in the late 1800s today, it's a vibrant neighborhood and one of oakland's main commercial areas. Winner of both the grand jury prize for dramatic feature and the audience award for us dramatic film at the 2013 sundance film festival, director ryan coogler's fruitvale station follows the true story of oscar grant (michael b jordan), a 22-year-old bay area resident who wakes up on the morning of december 31, 2008 and feels.
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.