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Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp (2013)

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Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp Examines the tumultuous life of legendary Chicago pimp Iceberg Slim and how he reinvented himself from pimp to author of 7 books. These books were the birth of Street Lit and explored the world of the ghetto in gritty and poetic detail and have made him a cultural icon.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 19th, 2013 (Limited) by Phase 4 Films
MPAA Rating: R for sexual content, some violent images and language.
(Rating bulletin 2271, 5/8/2013)
Running Time: 89 minutes
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Keywords: Prostitution, Writing and Writers, Biography, Dysfunctional Family, Prison, Life on the Outside, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Final Level Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Documentary Subject(s)

Robert Beck    Iceberg Slim/Himself


Ice-T    Himself
Chris Rock    Himself
Snoop Dogg    Himself
Quincy Jones    Himself
Henry Rollins    Himself
Bill Duke    Himself
Katt Williams    Herself
Betty Mae Beck    Herself
Bentley Morriss    Himself

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Production and Technical Credits

Danny Bresnik    Producer
Jeff Scheftel    Producer
Ice-T    Executive Producer
Jorge Hinojosa    Executive Producer
Danny Bresnik    Editor
DJ Shadow    Composer
CunninLynguists CunninLynguists    Composer
The Cinematic Orchestra    Composer
Kelly Jones    Director of Photography

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July 19th, 2013

Every week we try and find a limited release with potential to expand significantly. This week there are two such films that appeared to be contenders: Girl Most Likely and Only God Forgives. Then the reviews came in and the chances of limited release success became a lot more limited. There are a few films earning stunning reviews: The Act of Killing, Blackfish, and Ways to Live Forever. I'm not sure any will expand significantly. Grabbers' reviews are not quite as strong, but it is the film I'm looking forward to seeing the most. More...

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