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Selma (2014)

Selma
Running time: 123 min | Genre: Politics, Historical, Drama, Biography, 1960s, Racism, Based on real facts
Selma

Synopsis

The story about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s (David Oyelowo) and the civil rights marches that changed America. The story of Dr. King historic struggle to secure voting rights for all people – a dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, and led to President Lyndon B. Johnson (Tom Wilkinson) signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

Best Song
WINNER
Best Picture
NOMINATED

Golden Globes Awards

Best Song (Common)
WINNER
Best Leading Actor - Drama (David Oyelowo)
NOMINATED
Best Picture - Drama
NOMINATED
Best Director (Ava DuVernay)
NOMINATED

Independent Spirit

Best Director (Ava DuVernay)
NOMINATED
Best Leading Actor (David Oyelowo)
NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actress (Carmen Ejogo)
NOMINATED
Best Cinematography
NOMINATED
Best Picture
NOMINATED

Critics Choice Award

Best Song
WINNER
Best Director (Ava DuVernay)
NOMINATED
Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
NOMINATED
Best Leading Actor (David Oyelowo)
NOMINATED
Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
NOMINATED
Best Picture
NOMINATED
Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
NOMINATED

Details

Original title

Selma

Director

Ava DuVernay

Producer

Coproducción USA-GB; Paramount Pictures, Cloud Eight Films, Celador Films, Harpo Films, Pathé, Plan B Entertainment

Running time

123 min

Screenwriter

Ava DuVernay, Paul Webb

Music

Jason Moran, Morgan Rhodes

Cinematography

Bradford Young

Year

2014

Country

United Kingdom United Kingdom

Box Office

Budget

$20,000,000

Gross

$66,787,908

Ranking

IMDb
7.5
Metacritic
8.9
Rotten Tomatoes
9.9

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