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The inspection / A24 presents ; a Gamechanger Films production with Freedom Principle Productions ; written and directed by Elegance Bratton ; produced by Effie T. Brown, Chester Algernal Gordon.


In Elegance Bratton's deeply moving film inspired by his own story, a young, gay Black man, rejected by his mother and with few options for his future, decides to join the Marines, doing whatever it takes to succeed in a system that would cast him aside. But even as he battles deep-seated prejudice and the grueling routines of basic training, he finds unexpected camaraderie, strength, and support in this new community, giving him a hard-earned sense of belonging that will shape his identity and forever change his life.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approx. 95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Entertainment Inc., [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2022.
Special features: Audio commentary with writer/director Elegance Bratton; Protect and serve: making The inspection; Deleted scenes.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Lachlan Milne ; editor, Oriana Soddu ; music, Animal Collective.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jeremy Pope, Raúl Castillo, McCaul Lombardi, Aaron Dominguez, Nicholas Logan, Eman Esfandi, Andrew Kai, Aubrey Joseph, Bokeem Woodbine, Gabrielle Union.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R (language throughout, sexual situations, some nudity and violence).
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen (2.39:1), 16x9; Dolby Digital 5.1; region 1.
Language Note:
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles.
Subject: United States. Marine Corps > Drama.
Gay men, Black > Drama.
Mothers and sons > Drama.
Gay military personnel > Drama.
Genre: Gay films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 3 of 5 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Crawford County.


  • 0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crawford County Library-Bourbon DVDF INS (Text) 33431000710366 New DVD Available -

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