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Tupac Shakur: Before I Wake... (2001)

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Before I Wake is unique in that it is the only known documentary that chronicles the last year of Tupac Shakur's life as seen through the eyes of the one person that was closest to him, his... See full summary »

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Before I Wake is unique in that it is the only known documentary that chronicles the last year of Tupac Shakur's life as seen through the eyes of the one person that was closest to him, his bodyguard, Frank Alexander. For the first time see intimate details, including behind the scenes studio footage of Tupac creating some of his most innovative music. Then you actually go to the place where Tupac was shot in Las Vegas and speak with investigators still trying to solve his murder. It has actual interview footage and never seen before studio footage of Tupac Shakur. Also interview footage of Eric 'Eazy E' Wright, Russell Simmon, Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr, Cathy Scott, the Las Vegas Reporter, and the main Las Vegas Detective on the cast, Detective Becker. Written by Anonymous

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MILLIONS of albums sold... THOUSANDS of theories... ONE truth.

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Compelling documentary about the life and death of Tupac Shakur.
23 August 2001 | by (Illinois) – See all my reviews

This documentary is an awesome display of talent and hard work. It shows the man behind the music: Tupac Shakur in his element. It gives the details of his death with honesty, without sensationalism. I recommend this movie to anyone even remotely interested in Tupac.


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