Posted Tue Nov 26, 2013 at 06:00 AM PST by Tom Landy
Ryan Coogler's acclaimed drama is planned for Blu-ray in January.
In an early announcement to retailers, Starz/Anchor Bay is working on 'Fruitvale Station' for Blu-ray on January 14.
Winner of both the Grand Jury Prize for dramatic feature and the Audience Award for U.S. 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 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.
Specs have yet to be revealed, but supplements will include Fruitvale Station: The Story of Oscar Grant and Q&A with Cast and Filmmakers.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $39.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'Fruitvale Station' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under January 14.
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