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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.

Director:

John Ridley

Writer:

John Ridley
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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 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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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:

$97,011, 28 September 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$323,032, 10 October 2014
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

André Benjamin is actually a mediocre guitar player. In an interview with NME he said: "One of the hardest parts [was] I'm a right-hand guitar player. I'm a horrible right-hand guitar player. I wouldn't even call myself a guitar player; I just pick it up and fiddle with it every now and then. When it came time to do the left-hand thing, it's almost like walking backwards and making walking backwards look normal." See more »

Goofs

When Radio Caroline is playing in one scene, the song playing is "Train To Nowhere" by Savoy Brown, issued in 1969. See more »

Quotes

Jimi Hendrix: Things you love, they stay with you. If you want them to or not.
Linda Keith: You have a very annoying way of being quite simply profound.
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Connections

Referenced in Film '72: Episode dated 19 November 2014 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Scotch Solo
Performed by Waddy Wachtel
Written by Waddy Wachtel and Danny Bramson
Courtesy of Kala Productions Inc.
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An OK movie, and enough with this 'racist' garbage - read his biography.
6 July 2014 | by sigmund_igthornSee all my reviews

The movie was OK. Nor a masterpiece by any means, but a solid entry that shows part of the Hendrix life. I'm not good in writing reviews, in fact I believe that they are pointless, and everyone should base their opinion by seeing a movie. Nevertheless I had to make an entry because of that ignorant 'garbage' and 'racist' review. Do not get me wrong, you are entitled to think about any movie as garbage, and I'm fine with that. But when someone shows his/hers ignorance and calls historic facts racist... That's just sad. Shall we rewrite history? Please read Hendrix biography. If it wasn't for that lady, that was sleeping with Richards, Hendrix would not made a contact with a manager, that helped him develop his career. Sames go with so many (white if that matters - for me not, and if that matters for you, you are the racist... I'd like to remind, that it works both ways..) other people that helped him along the way, e.g. if it was not for McCartney he would _never_ play at the Monterrey Festival... That festival made him well known in the USA, because earlier his hit from Britain did not even enter top 100 in the USA... Similarly with the violence - quite well documented. The guy just couldn't handle alcohol, and changed after it, as so many people do. To sum up - Hendrix would always be a Hendrix (even changing name to Jimi was suggested by a white guy, oops). Great talent, great naivety, and bad life decisions. The point I'm making is, that at that time, without the help of white people, he would not become so famous. Sometimes skills are just not enough, you have to have luck, and met the right people. Do not try to rewrite history... You know also what? These people were so much better than the mindless PC obsessed masses. They didn't care about the skin color, just the talent, the music, the person. Who he was. An that was the late 60s I want to remind you. Not an easy time for people of color (less in Europe, but still). So, people, please watch the movie, read Hendrix biography (or if you are lazy, his Wikipedia page), and stop with this racists BS.


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