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QUEEN & SLIM

QUEEN & SLIM
by Melina Matsoukas
Country: USA
Year: 2019
Duration: 127'


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.

Biography

film director

Melina Matsoukas

FILMOGRAFIA

filmografia essenziale/essential filmographyInsecure (serie tv/tv series, 2016), Master of None (serie tv/tv series, 2017), Queen & Slim (2019).

Declaration

film director

“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.”

Cast

& Credits


melina matsoukas
QUEEN & SLIM
Usa, 2019, 127’, col.

queen & slim

regia/director
Melina Matsoukas
soggetto/story
James Frey, Lena Waithe
sceneggiatura/screenplay
Lena Waithe
fotografia/cinematography
Tat Radcliffe
scenografia/production design
Karen Murphy
costumi/costume design
Shiona Turini
montaggio/film editing
Pete Beaudreau
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
produttori/producers
James Frey, Lena Waithe, Melina Matsoukas, Michelle Knudsen, Andrew Coles, Brad Weston, Pamela Abdy
produzione/production
Makeready, De La Revolución Films, Hillman Grad, 3BlackDot

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contatti/contacts
Universal Pictures
www.universalpictures.it
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