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  • An MVD Exclusive
  • Format: DVD
  • SKU: MVD5625D
  • UPC: 760137562597
  • Street Date: 02/19/13
  • PreBook Date: 01/15/13
  • Label: JINGA FILMS LTD »
  • Genre: Mystery/Thriller
  • Run Time: 103 mins
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Audio: 5.1
  • Year of Production: 2011
  • Director: Chris Browne
  • Producers: Lennox Lewis, Justine Henzell
  • Actors: Winston Bell, Kevoy Burton, O'Daine Clarke
  • Box Lot: 30
  • Territory: NORTH AMERICA


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Ghett'a Life

An explosive movie about politics, friendships and growing up in the ghettos of Jamaica.

  • List Price: $16.95  
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Ghetto teenager Derrick longs to be a professional boxer and represent Jamaica at the Olympics, but the gym that will make him a contender is in the opposing 'garrison' community, which means he has to risk his life in order to follow his dream. Ghett'a Life explores the hypocrisy of Jamaican politics, as power crazy 'dons', manipulate MPs and kill anyone who refuses to obey them.


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Bonus Materials

  • Behind The Scenes
  • Teaser
  • Trailer - Version 1
  • Trailer - Version 2

Sales Points

  • BEST FILM - Aruba International Film Festival
  • Winner, Hartley Merrill Award for Best Screenplay, Cannes Film Festival
  • BEST CARIBBEAN FILM - Los Angeles Pan African Film Festival
  • BEST FILM - San Francisco Black Festival
  • Featuring classic reggae tracks from Shaggy, Damian Marley, Black Uhura, Sizzla and Bounty Killer.
  • Highest grossing Jamaican release of 2012
  • Produced by Lennox Lewis (former world heavyweight boxing champion).
  • Directed by Chris Browne (Third World Cop) and Co-Produced by Justine Henzell (The Harder They Come).

Press Quotes

Like 'Boyz n the Hood'... An authentic street-cred experience

     —Philip French, The Guardian

A straight-from-the-streets bullet fest

     —Tom Huddleston, Time Out

A heartfelt plea for national unity in the face of 'politricks' and sectarian violence

     —Tom Dawson, Total Film


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