Presentation 8 Mile is a 2002 American hip-hop drama biographical film , directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Eminem , Kim Basinger , Brittany Murphy , and Mekhi Phifer .
Sinopsis The film starts out with Jimmy, a young and unhappy blue collar worker, struggling with different aspects of his life. He has moved back north of 8 Mile to the rundown trailer home in Warren of his alcoholic mother Stephanie, his sister Lily, and his mother's abusive live-in boyfriend Greg.
Director Hanson was born in Reno, Nevada and grew up in Los Angeles , the son of Beverly June and William Hanson. Hanson dropped out of high school, finding work as a freelance photographer and editor for Cinema magazine.
Brian Grazer Brian Thomas Grazer (born July 12, 1951) is an American film and television producer who founded Imagine Entertainment in 1986 with partner Ron Howard . Together they have produced many acclaimed films, including A Beautiful Mind and Apollo 13 .
Jimmy Iovine James "Jimmy" Iovine (born March 11, 1953) is an American music producer , entrepreneur and chairman of Interscope-Geffen-A&M .