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Jimi: All Is By My Side

R| 1 hr. 56 min.

Plot Summary

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.

Cast: André Benjamin , Hayley Atwell , Imogen Poots , Ruth Negga , Adrian Lester , Andrew Buckley , Oliver Bennett , Tom Dunlea

Director: John Ridley

Genres: Docudrama, Biography

Distributor: XLrator Media

Jimi: All Is By My Side (2013)

Release Date: September 26th, 2014|1 hr. 56 min.

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  • September 30, 2014 Carl White
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    If I was given three wishes I would use one to never allow John Ridley to make another film. This movie was close to being unwatchable. Jimi Hendrix and Andre Benjamin, how do you screw that up? Oh, I know, John Ridley.

  • September 27, 2014 Marcus Johnson
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    If there's such a thing as too artsy, this film is it. The casting and performances were great, particularly Andre Benjamin's. The part of of Hendrix's life that was covered made the film interesting. However, beginning and ending the film in this obscure interval of Hendrix's life made this Jimi experience like great sex that ends prematurely.

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André Benjamin Shreds in This Exclusive 'Jimi: All Is by My Side' Preview (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on September 24, 2014

In this exclusive clip from "Jimi: All Is By My Side," Jimi Hendrix gives the Brits a taste of his talent. André Benjamin, aka André 3000, is in full rock star mode as he rocks o...

Jimi Hendrix Biopic Was Re-Edited After His Ex-Girlfriend Complained: Report

Posted by
Katie Roberts on September 23, 2013

AP It took decades for a biopic of guitar god Jimi Hendrix to get off the ground, but Toronto International Film Festival entry "All Is By My Side" faced its toughest roadblock in the form of Hend...

Andre 3000 Channels Jimi Hendrix in 'All Is By My Side' (PHOTO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on July 24, 2013

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty/Frederick M. Brown/Getty It seems like it's been a long time coming, but we finally have the first official look at André Benjamin (aka André 3000 from O...

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