Straight outta Compton [videorecording] / producer, Matt Alvarez; producer, Ice Cube; producer, Dr Dre; producer, David Engel; producer, Bill Straus; producer, Tomica Woods-Wright; producer, Dr. Dre; producer, Scott Bernstein.
Publication year: 2016
Publisher: Universal Pictures,
Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 1 disc(s), Interactive menus, Languages (English).
Made in 2015.
Based on the life of American rap group N.W.A.
Credits: director, F. Gary Gray; writer, Andrea Berloff; writer, Jonathan Herman; writer, S. Leigh Savidge; writer, Alan Wenkus; music, Joseph Trapanese; cinematographer, Matthew Libatique.
Cast: Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Aldis Hodge, Neil Brown Jr., Marlon Yates Jr., Paul Giamatti, Keith Stanfield, R. Marcus Taylor, Neil Brown, Jr., Jason Mitchell, O'Shea Jackson Jr.
Hip hop biopic detailing the rise of American gangsta rap group N.W.A directed by F. Gary Gray. The film shows how aspiring rappers Eazy-E (Jason Mitchell), Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins), Ice Cube (O'Shea Jackson Jr.), MC Ren (Aldis Hodge) and DJ Yella (Neil Brown Jr.) all met on the tough streets of Compton, California, during the 1980s and how they formed the group which would later become one of the most controversial and seminal acts in the history of hip hop music. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.
BBFC code: 18.
1 videodisc (147 min.) : col.
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