Talk To Me

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In theatres:
  • July 27, 2007
On DVD: October 30, 2007
Running time: 1h 58m
Genre: 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.

Canadian Connection  Canadian Connection: Partly filmed in Hamilton and Toronto, Ontario.
Director: Kasi Lemmons
Studio: Odeon Films
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, Cedric the Entertainer , Sean MacMahon
Writer(s): Michael Genet, Rick Famuyiwa
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