Film Blog

ONE LOVE - iTunes Launch on 22nd October 2012

posted by the hanging out team - Friday, October 19, 2012

The Hanging Out Team would like to bring your attention to the film One Love, soon to be released on iTunes, produced by Yvonne Deutschman: co-directer of the Hanging Out Documentary.

To mark the 50th Anniversary of Jamaica’s independence, One Love, directed by Rick Elgood and Don Letts (The Clash, Dancehall Queen), starring Ky-mani Marley (Shottas), Cherine Anderson (Dancehall Queen) and Idris Elba (Prometheus, The Wire) will be available online for the first time in the UK & Ireland. Filmed entirely on location in Jamaica, One Love tells the powerful story of forbidden love between a Rastafarian songwriter (Marley) and a young Christian gospel singer (Anderson) that incurs the jealousy and revenge of her fiancé (Elba).

One Love's universal appeal lies with the film’s underlying theme of ‘the power of love and music to overcome religious and cultural differences’. The visually stunning locations capture the breathtaking landscape of rural Jamaica with a delightful, uplifting script by the late legendary Jamaican writer Trevor D Rhone (The Harder They Come). The film is blessed with a fabulous soundtrack which blends traditional and contemporary reggae tracks from artists like Bob Marley, Shaggy, Sean Paul, Sizzla & Morgan Heritage. It won four international film festival awards for “Best Film Audience Award”, “Best Actress”, “Best Soundtrack” and “Film of the Year”.

Since making the film, the lead actors have grown to achieve global popularity:
Idris Elba boasts a huge fanbase from playing the role of Stringer Bell in the popular acclaimed HBO TV series The Wire. His A-list status has him averaging 5 films a year, most recently Prometheus.
Ky-mani Marley has risen out of the shadows of being Bob Marley’s son to become a hugely popular singing icon in his own right within the reggae/hip hop scene, currently working on his sixth album.
Cherine Anderson, dubbed The Dancehall Reggae Diva, has collaborated with the likes of Madonna, Britney Spears, Wyclef Jean, Michael Fanti, Sly and Robbie. Her song Coming Over rose to #1 on the Jamaican charts for 30 weeks.

Click here to visit the One Love website.

Recent Posts


channel 4 interview true story Arnon Milchan Elam Forrester Taran Killam Drama Dwight Henry Leonardo DiCaprio controversy Brixton Riots violent One Love 12 Years a Slave Don Letts Trevor D Rhone Destrehan Best Picture long take British epic Chiwetel Ejiofor Bill Camp Zack Snyder Idris Elba Lupita Nyong'o Robot and Frank 2014 Golden Globes Best Actor Kelsey Scott Illustrator Kibwe Tavares Britney Spears Christopher Berry Quvenzhané Wallis Dede Gardner Bill Pohlad overseer Cherine Anderson Chris Chalk 1853 Deep South fieldslave The Avengers Frank Langella west end pub nine Academy Award Platt Bob Marley Bocage Sarah Paulson violence CGI historical Benedict Cumberbatch John Ridley marek tarkowski Wyclef Jean Black Friday Poster Man of Steel Jamie Foxx Kilburn Best Director Michael Fassbender Peter Sarsgaard Joe Walker Russell Crowe Michael K. Williams Scoot McNairy HBO TV 50th Anniversary of Jamaica’s independence cotton Stoker Oscars Jay Huguley Adepero Oduye Hans Zimmer America Bryan Batt freeman Sly and Robbie Regency Enterprises Memory Loss Sean Bobbitt screenwriter carpenter Bass Bob Marley’s son novelist New York State Science Fiction Writer Sue Eakin Michael Fanti United States short film Patsey Superman Slavery Hanging Out Project Alfre Woodard Steve McQueen Garret Dillahunt best motion picture Quentin Tarantino Saratoga Springs Morgan Heritage drugged 150 years ago Brad Pitt Benghal Tiger Fantasy Zanzibar lynching Shaggy Richard Parker Paul Dano Ky-mani Marley Louisiana Sizzla Robert Redford tricked freedom Rick Elgood Sean Paul black man Sundance Film Festival The Life of Pi Prometheus Ang Lee Ruth Negga Rich Mix free North Paul Giamatti New Orleans revenge film Dementia Magnolia Washington Hanging Out memoir Factory Fifteen 2013 Sundance Film Festival Cameron Zeigler walk the line Bethnal Green Joseph Logsdon Jeremy Kleiner Rob Steinberg African American Devyn A. Tyler The Harder They Come Slaves Madonna Henry Caville Christoph Waltz Felicity Anthony Katagas Michael Shannon Robots of Brixton Django Unchained Jonah Yvonne Deutschman Solomon Northup Jamaica


    Business Hubs

    Tuareg Productions LTD
    Hub Space
    Hub Space
    Hub Space
    Hub Space
    Hub Space
    Hub Space
    Hub Space
    Hub Space