When 22-year-old Oscar Grant (Michael B. Jordan) wakes up on the morning of 31st December 2008, he senses something in the air. Without knowing exactly what, he takes the opportunity to finally turn his good intentions into reality: He wants to be a better father, partner and son.
But as the day draws on, Oscar realizes challenges and trouble are par for the course if you want to change yourself and your life. After a cheerful new year’s celebration in San Francisco, Oscar gets into a fight on his train ride home before being shot out of the blue by a white policeman at Fruitvale subway station.
The true story of the last 24 hours in the life of Oscar Grant, FRUITVALE STATION is a memorial to his memory and a warning for all of society.