Magazine article Screen International

'Get Out' to Receive PGA Stanley Kramer Award

Magazine article Screen International

'Get Out' to Receive PGA Stanley Kramer Award

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Guild recognises horror film’s focus on ’important social issues’.

Get Out

Universal’s horror breakout Get Out will receive the Producers Guild of America’s (PGA) 2018 Stanley Kramer Award.

Sean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Edward H. Hamm, Jr and director Jordan Peele produced the film, which opened in February and grossed $175.5m in North America and a further $78.8m internationally. McKittrick and Hamm are deemed a producing partnership

British actor Daniel Kaluuya stars as a black man who visits his white girlfriend’s upper middle class enclave that hides a terrifying secret.

The film has been praised for its social commentary about contemporary race relations and earned a Golden Glove nod for best picture - musical or comedy, and placed on top 10 lists by the National Board of Review and the American Film Institute. …

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