Straight Outta Compton - JAZZMI


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Wednesday 05 October

Straight Outta Compton




Anteo Palazzo del Cinema
Piazza Venticinque Aprile 8

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At the historic Anteo – Palazzo del Cinema, JAZZMI returns with its movie review. Straight Outta Compton tells the story of N.W.A., the famous group of Californian rappers who emerged from Compton, California. Between 1986 and 1991, it was they who turned gangsta rap into a mass phenomenon.

Directed by F. Gary Gray, with O’Shea Jackson, Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell.


Running time: 2 hours 27 minutes.


Year: 2015.


Genre: biographical, drama, historical.


Nominated for an Academy Award in 2016 for Best Original Screenplay to Jonathan Herman, Andrea Berloff, S. Leight Savidge and Alan Wenkus.


In Compton, a city in Los Angeles County, they meet drug dealer Eric, aka Eazy-E, young Andre, nicknamed Dr. Dre and the rapper known as Ice Cube. Amidst the degradation and suffering in which they grow up, amidst drugs, delinquency and abuse, the three form a musical group: N.W.A. The film tells their story: from their beginnings, to their success, to their break-up.


Screened in original language, with English subtitles.

Admission: € 5. Tickets can be purchased at THIS LINK.