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Shottas

Author: Cess SilveraKy-Mani MarleySpragga BenzPaul CampbellWyclef JeanAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an unapologetic raw urban drama about two friends raised on the dangerous streets of Kingston, Jamaica. Biggs and Wayne take on the "shotta" (Jamaican term for gangster) way of life to survive. As young boys, they begin a ruthless climb from the bottom to the glittering top of a criminal enterprise in a Miami filled with fast cars and gorgeous women. The two men remain fiercely bound by their shottas loyalty  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Gangster films
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Motion pictures
Gangster
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Cess Silvera; Ky-Mani Marley; Spragga Benz; Paul Campbell; Wyclef Jean; Louie Rankin; J R Silvera; Carlton Grant, Jr.; Triumph Films (Firm); Destination Films.; Lucky Bastard Films.; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1424800145 9781424800148
OCLC Number: 77528473
Language Note: English (Dolby Digital 5.1) and French (Dolby Digital 2.0) language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English and French; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: disc 1. commentary soundtrack with director, Cess Silvera; commentary soundtrack with Cess Silvera and cast; Shottas dictionary; introduction by Kymani Marley and Cess Silvera; disc 2. "Shottas for Life" multipart documentary; My brother, my friend : a Shottas Dedication; In Memoriam featurette.
Credits: Director of photography, Cliff Charles ; editor, Danny Saphire ; production designer, Iyla Kaperonis ; costume designer, Phil Pabon, Olga Gomez-Pabon ; music, Stephen Marley.
Performer(s): Kymani Marley, Spragga Benz, Paul Campbell, Wyclef Jean, Louie Rankin, J.R. Silvera, Carlton Grant, Jr.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R, restricted for strong violence, sexuality/nudity, language and drug content.
Description: 2 videodiscs (95 min.) : sd., col. with some b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; widescreen presentation (1.85:1 aspect ratio).
Contents: disc 1. [Feature] --
disc 2. Special features.
Other Titles: Shottas (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Triumph Films and Destination Films present a Lucky Bastard Films production ; a Cess Silvera film ; written, produced & directed by Cess Silvera.

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This is an unapologetic raw urban drama about two friends raised on the dangerous streets of Kingston, Jamaica. Biggs and Wayne take on the "shotta" (Jamaican term for gangster) way of life to survive. As young boys, they begin a ruthless climb from the bottom to the glittering top of a criminal enterprise in a Miami filled with fast cars and gorgeous women. The two men remain fiercely bound by their shottas loyalty as they aggressively take control of the Jamaican underworld.

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