Jimi: All Is By My Side
André Benjamin and Imogen Poots star in the Jimi Hendrix biopic drama Jimi: All Is By My Side, written/directed by John Ridley (12 Years A Slave). Watch the movie trailer and view the photos and poster below. The story charts just over a year in a man’s life. The year he blossomed and became Jimi Hendrix. The year he spent as a young musician trying to make it on the streets and in the clubs of London, England. The lovers, friends, and musical collaborators, who helped him get there.
Release Date: September 26, 2014 (limited)
Studio: XLRator Media
Genre: Biography, Music, Drama
Director: John Ridley
Screenwriter: John Ridley
Cast: André Benjamin, Imogen Poots, Hayley Atwell, Ruth Negga, Adrian Lester
Running Time: 1 hr. 56 min.
MPAA Rating: R for language including sexual references, and some drug content.
OutKast’s André Benjamin stars as Jimi Hendrix in this revealing biopic from Academy Award-winning writer-director John Ridley (“12 Years A Slave”). Covering a year in Hendrix’s life from 1966-67 as an unknown backup guitarist playing New York’s Cheetah Club to making his mark in London’s music scene up until his Monterey Pop triumph, the film presents an intimate portrait of the sensitive young musician on the verge of becoming a rock legend.