World soundtrack awards
Get on Up
Archived: Get on Up (2014)

director: Tate Taylor

composer: Thomas Newman
With: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd , Octavia Spencer, Aloe Blacc , a.o.

duration: 139 minutes
Biography, Music/Musical

Sound and Vision
Film Fest Gent - Get on Up

"The Founding Father of Funk", "the Godfather of Soul", "Mr Dynamite", "Soul Brother No. 1", "The Hardest Working Man in Show Business", Mr James Brown! Born in a wooden hut and raised in extreme poverty, James Brown was in prison before his eighteenth birthday. It was there that he began to sing gospel and, upon his release, he climbed his obstinate way to success.


director: Tate Taylor
composer: Thomas Newman
producer: Brian Grazer
screenplay: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth & Steven Baigelman
Editor: Michael McCusker
Cinematography: Stephen Goldblatt
sound: Robert L. Sephton

production company: Imagine Entertainment

More info

dialogue: English
subtitles: no subt
Country: United Kingdom - United States of America
year: 2014

Official site


TATE TAYLOR: Chicken Party (2003, short), Pretty Ugly People (2008), The Help (2011), Get on Up (2014)

Technical Specs

format: DCP

Other festival films by director Tate Taylor

2011:Help, The
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