Small Axe (Blu-ray)



With the five films that make up his Small Axe anthology (Mangrove; Lovers Rock; Red, White and Blue; Alex Wheatle; and Education), director Steve McQueen offers a richly evocative panorama of West Indian life in London from the 1960s through the 80sa time defined for the community by the terror of police violence, the empowering awakening of political consciousness, and the ecstatic escape of a vibrant reggae scene. Ranging in tone from the tenderly impressionistic to the devastatingly clear-eyed, these powerfully performed portraits of Black resistance, joy, creativity, and collective actionall sumptuously shot by Shabier Kirchnerform a revolutionary counterhistory of mid-twentieth-century Britain at a transformational moment.DIRECTOR-APPROVED THREE-BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES New high-definition masters of all five films, approved by director Steve McQueen, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtracks New conversation between McQueen and writer and professor Paul Gilroy Be

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Format Blu-ray
Release Date Apr 25, 2023
Actors Letitia Wright, John Boyega, Steve Toussaint, Naomi Ackie
Director Steve McQueen
Language English
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