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Festival winner shows America's 'pimples'

Fruitvale Station, a movie based on the fatal shooting of a young Californian, is being touted as an awards season contender after winning film festival honours.

Low-budget drama Fruitvale Station is gathering early momentum as an awards season contender.

It won a prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, adding to the accolades it earned when it was launched at Sundance in January.

The film is based on a real life incident - the fatal shooting of a young Californian man by a police officer in January 2009.

Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports.