Middle of Nowhere

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $236,806Details
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Synopsis

What happens when love takes you places you never thought you would go? As Ruby rides a bus through the streets of Compton, she wills herself to push away the memories that crowd her. Four years earlier, she was a vibrant medical student married to the love of her life, Derek. Now, she makes her way to the maximum security prison on the outskirts of town. This is where her love now resides. Behind coiled razor wire and forty foot concrete walls. As the couple stares into the hallow end of an eight-year prison sentence, Ruby must learn to live another life, one marked by shame and separation, by guilt and grief. Soon, her singular focus is to ensure Derek's survival in his violent new environment. She drops out of school to maintain her marriage from beyond bars. She becomes a part of a little known community of women-in-waiting, bonded together by a deeply-rooted sense of loss. She fights to support her husband on the inside and survive her own identity crisis on the outside. Through a chance encounter and a stunning betrayal that shakes her to the core, Ruby is propelled in new and, often frightening, directions of self-discovery. And as we chronicle her turbulent yet transformative journey, we witness the emergence of a broken woman made whole.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics
88% - Certified Fresh
Audience
71% - Upright

Movie Details

Theatrical Release: October 12th, 2012 (Limited) by AFFRM
MPAA Rating: R for some language.
(Rating bulletin 2235, 8/8/2012)
Keywords: Love Triangle, Relationships Gone Wrong, Prison, African-American
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

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Cast

Emayatzy Corinealdi    Ruby
Omari Hardwick    Derek
David Oyelowo    Brian
Lorraine Toussaint    Ruth
Sharon Lawrence    Ruth

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Ava Duvernay
Director    Ava Duvernay
Producer    Howard Barish
Producer    Ava Duvernay
Producer    Paul Garnes
Director of Photography    Bradford Young
Editor    Spencer Averick
Associate Producer    Tilane Jones
Costume Designer    Stacy Beverly
Composer    Kathryn Bostic
Music Supervisor    Morgan Rhodes
Casting Director    Aisha Coley

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/10/12 36 $67,909   6 $11,318   $67,909 3
2012/10/19 42 $50,554 -26% 21 $2,407   $123,296 10
2012/10/26 52 $26,360 -48% 24 $1,098   $163,042 17
2012/11/02 58 $16,317 -38% 8 $2,040   $192,724 24

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