While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, Slim and Queen are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results, when the man kills the police officer in self-defense. Terrified and in fear for their lives, the man, a retail employee, and the woman, a criminal defense lawyer, are forced to go on the run. But the incident is captured on video and goes viral, and the couple unwittingly become a symbol of trauma, terror, grief and pain for people across the country.
filmografia essenziale/essential filmography
Insecure (serie tv/tv series, 2016), Master of None (serie tv/tv series, 2017), Queen & Slim (2019).
“It’s dramatic and it’s a comedy and it starts off as almost a horror film. It straddles the line between so many genres of filmmaking, and I found that really intriguing and fulfilling.”
QUEEN & SLIM
Usa, 2019, 127’, col.
queen & slim
James Frey, Lena Waithe
interpreti e personaggi/cast and characters
Daniel Kaluuya (Slim), Jodie Turner-Smith (Queen), Bokeem Woodbine (Earl), Chloë Sevigny, Flea (Shepherd), John Sturgill Simpson (Reed), Indya Moore
James Frey, Lena Waithe, Melina Matsoukas, Michelle Knudsen, Andrew Coles, Brad Weston, Pamela Abdy
Makeready, De La Revolución Films, Hillman Grad, 3BlackDot