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Review: 'Fruitvale Station'

Original post made on Apr 27, 2013

Writer-director Ryan Coogler wants us to know BART shooting victim Oscar Grant III as more than a victim frozen in time. -P.C.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, February 8, 2013, 10:12 AM

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Posted by Robert Smith
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Apr 27, 2013 at 6:50 pm

Thanks for the review.

However, it seems to be incorrect on a point of history. The review states that Auguste's younger son Claude was "aged up to puberty" but only 1 and a half at the time.

According to

Web Link

there were two Claude's in the family, and Auguste's son Claude was born in 1901. Hence, he would be 14 in 1915. The other Claude was the nephew of the other, and younger, "Claude" in the family.

I mention this because the reviewer seems to think that having the younger brother "dilutes" the story.



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Posted by Joe
a resident of El Carmelo School
on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:15 am

I really loved the movie and it is now my new favorite.


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