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Fruitvale Station Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

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 something in the air. Not sure what it is, he takes it as a sign to get a head start on his resolutions: being a better son to his mother (Octavia Spencer), whose birthday falls on New Year’s Eve, being a better partner to his girlfriend Sophina (Melonie Diaz), who he hasn’t been completely honest with as of late, and being a better father to Tatiana (Ariana Neal), their beautiful four year-old daughter. Crossing paths with friends, family, and strangers, Oscar starts out well, but as the day goes on, he realizes that change is not going to come easily. His resolve takes a tragic turn, however, when BART officers shoot him in cold blood at the Fruitvale subway stop on New Year’s Day. Oscar’s life and tragic death would shake the Bay Area – and the entire nation – to its very core.

  • Release date:July 12, 2013

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Independent Spirit Awards Melonie Diaz Best Supporting Female 2013 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Forest Whitaker Best First Feature 2013 Winner
National Board of Review Octavia L. Spencer Best Supporting Actress 2013 Winner
National Board of Review Michael B. Jordan Breakthrough Performance 2013 Winner
Detroit Film Critics Society Michael B. Jordan Breakthrough Artist 2013 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Michael B. Jordan Best Male Lead 2013 Nominee

Crew

Forest Whitaker
Producer
Manish Raval
Musical Direction/Supervision
Jonathan Leahy
Musical Direction/Supervision
Bob Weinstein
Executive Producer
Harvey Weinstein
Executive Producer
Kris Boxell
Set Decorator
Aggie Guerard Rodgers
Costume Designer
Nina Henninger
Casting
Twinkie Byrd
Casting
Rocky Capella
Stunts Coordinator
Aurora Bergere
Makeup
Aurora Bergere
Department Head Makeup
Octavia L. Spencer
Co-Executive Producer
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