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Rated R · 85 minutes · 2013

Though he once spent time in San Quentin, 22-year-old black man Oscar Grant (Michael B. Jordan) is now trying hard to live a clean life and support his girlfriend (Melonie Diaz) and young daughter (Ariana Neal) ]. Flashbacks reveal the last day in Oscar's life, in which he accompanied his family and friends to San Francisco to watch fireworks on New Year's Eve, and, on the way back home, became swept up in an altercation with police that ended in tragedy. Based on a true story.
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Director: Ryan Coogler
Producer: Forest Whitaker, Nina Yang Bongiovi, Michael Chow, Lisa Kleiner-Chanoff, John Kwok and Octavia Spencer
Cast: Michael Jordan, Octavia Spencer, Melonie Diaz, Ahna O'Reilly, Kevin Durand, Chad Michael Murray, Joey Oglesby, Laurel Moglen, Liisa Cohen, Ariana Neal, Alex Garcia, Noah Staggs, Caroline Lesley and Christina Elmore

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Style Weekly Life After Death Move Review: "Fruitvale Station" resurrects the tragically shortened life of Oscar Grant III. by Nicholas Emme 08/06/2013
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