Rent Blackout on DVD


2007 Rated NR 1hr 35m

During the massive summer blackout in 2003, violence descends on Brooklyn's East Flatbush section. Agoraphobic James (Sean Blakemore), his put-upon girlfriend, Claudine (Zoe Saldana), apartment super George (Melvin Van Peebles) and building owner Sol (Saul Rubinek) are thrown together amidst looting and riots. Director Jerry LaMothe weaves stories inspired by true events that went unnoticed by most of America.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; deleted scenes; director's commentary; behind-the-scenes featurette; 2003 Blackout: True Stories featurette.