Lakeshore Records: Fruitvale Station [2013]


Fruitvale Station [2013]
Released By: LAKESHORE RECORDS

(September 9, 2013– Los Angeles, CA) – Lakeshore Records will release the FRUITVALE STATION – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack digitally on September 24th and on CD October 15, 2013.   The soundtrack features original music by Ludwig Goransson (TV’s COMMUNITY, NEW GIRL).

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, as well as the Prize of the Future at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, 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 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, as the day goes on, he realizes that changes are 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.

-Jeremy [Retro]

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