Queen & Slim

DVD - 2020

While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman, 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 becomes a symbol of trauma.

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Subjects
Genres
Feature films
Fiction films
Crime films
Romance films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Published
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment [2020]
Language
English
Spanish
Corporate Authors
Makeready (Firm), 3Blackdot (Firm), Bron Studios, De La Revolución Films, Hillman Grad Productions
Corporate Authors
Makeready (Firm) (presenter), 3Blackdot (Firm) (production company), Bron Studios, De La Revolución Films, Hillman Grad Productions
Other Authors
Melina Matsoukas, 1981- (film director), Lena Waithe, 1984- (screenwriter), James Frey, 1969- (film producer), Brad Weston (actor), Pamela Abdy, Daniel Kaluuya, 1989-, Jodie Turner-Smith, 1986-, Bokeem Woodbine, Chloë Sevigny, Flea (Musician), Sturgill Simpson, 1978-, Indya Moore, Benito Martinez, 1971-, Jahi Di'allo Winston
Item Description
Originally released as a motion picture in 2019.
Wide screen (2.39:1)
Special features: A deeper meaning; Melina & Lena; Off the script; On the run with Queen & Slim; feature commentary with director/producer Melina Matsoukas and writer/producer Lena Waithe.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Format
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1; wide screen (2.39:1) ; region 1.
Audience
MPAA rating: R; for violence, some strong sexuality, nudity, pervasive language, and brief drug use.
Production Credits
Director of photography, Tat Radcliffe ; editor, Pete Beaudreau ; music, Devonté Hynes.