Talk To Me

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Release Date: August 3, 2007

On DVD: October 30, 2007

R | 1h 58m | Drama

The real life story of Ralph Waldo "Petey" Greene (Don Cheadle), an outspoken ex-con who talked his way into becoming an iconic radio personality in the 1960s in Washington, D.C.

Sparked by both the era's vibrant soul music and exploding social consciousness, Petey openly courted controversy at a white-owned station. Relying on his producer Dewey Hughes (Chiwetel Ejiofor) to run interference, Petey's unprecedented "tell it like it is" on-air style gave voice and spirit to the black community during and exciting and turbulent period in American history.

Director: Kasi Lemmons
Studio: Focus Features
Producer(s): Joe Fries, Josh McLaughlin, Mark Gordon, Sidney Kimmel
Cast: Don Cheadle, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Cedric the Entertainer, Taraji P. Henson, Mike Epps, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Martin Sheen
Writer(s): Michael Genet, Rick Famuyiwa
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