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Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013)

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A drama based on Jimi Hendrix's life as he left New York City for London, where his career took off.

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John Ridley

Writer:

John Ridley
1 win & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
André Benjamin ... Jimi Hendrix
Hayley Atwell ... Kathy
Imogen Poots ... Linda
Ruth Negga ... Ida
Andrew Buckley ... Bryan 'Chas' Chandler
Adrian Lester ... Michael X
Oliver Bennett Oliver Bennett ... Noel Redding
Tom Dunlea Tom Dunlea ... John 'Mitch' Mitchell
Clare-Hope Ashitey ... Lithofayne 'Faye' Pridgeon
Jade Yourell ... Roberta Goldstein / Telephone Operator
Lauterio Zamparelli ... Mark Hoffman
Danny McColgan Danny McColgan ... Eric Clapton
Robbie Jarvis Robbie Jarvis ... Andrew Loog Oldham (as Robbie Jarvis-Dean)
Burn Gorman ... Michael Jeffery
Ashley Charles ... Keith Richards
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A drama based on Jimi Hendrix's life as he left New York City for London, where his career took off.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language including sexual references, and some drug content | See all certifications »
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Trivia

André Benjamin was nearly 40 when he played Jimi Hendrix, who died at age 27. See more »

Goofs

In England in the late 1960s, marijuana was called "pot" or "grass," not weed. See more »

Quotes

Jimi Hendrix: I want my music to go inside the soul of a person. You know, for me it's colors. I want people to feel the music the same way I see it. It's just colors. That's it. The rest is just painted with a little science fiction here and there.
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Connections

Referenced in Film 2017: Episode dated 19 November 2014 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Our Good Days Are Gone
Performed by Yellowbirds
Written by Sam Cohen (as Samuel Benjamin Cohen)
Courtesy of The Royal Potato Family & Yellowbirds
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Didn't meet the expectations
2 June 2015 | by ffvlahosSee all my reviews

The reason why I write this review in a simple language is because the film worths nothing more than that. The film itself is simple. Sure you learn things about the life of Jimi Hendrix, at least for the period of his life it refers to. André Benjamin is doing a good job, for a man who is not purely an actor, but up to a point. Very poor directing in terms of technique and aesthetics. The passion, the vibes and the electricity of the music of that period did not appear in any phase in the film. The approach to social issues was so simplistic that i would prefer if the director/writer avoid it. As an avid fan of Hendrix i saw the film without resentment but with disappointment. For the rest of the possible viewers, don't waste your time i suppose.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Ireland | UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 2014 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Jimi: All Is by My Side See more »

Filming Locations:

Ireland

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$97,008, 28 September 2014

Gross USA:

$340,911

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$599,840
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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