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Release Date: November 4th, 2016

DVD Release Date: February 7th, 2017

PG-13|2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary
Interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving fell in love and were married in 1958. They grew up in Central Point, a small town in Virginia that was more integrated than surrounding areas in the American South. Yet it was the state of Virginia, where they were making their home and starting a family, that first jailed and then banished them. Richard and Mildred relocated with their children to the inner city of Washington, D.C., but the family ultimately tries to find a way back to Virginia.

Cast: Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga, Marton Csokas, Nick Kroll, Terri Abney, Alano Miller, Jon Bass, Michael Shannon

Director: Jeff Nichols

Genres: Historical drama, Biography

Production Co: Raindog Films, Big Beach, Augusta Films, Focus Features, Tri-State Pictures

Distributors: Focus Features, Focus Features

Keywords: Police officer, Quest, Love, 1950s, Office, Prison, Emotional, Sacrifice, Husband, Wife, Intense, Brooding, House

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The most daring part of this wonderful film, which was written and directed by Jeff Nichols, is its calmness. Momentous events move at a human pace while Richard and Mildred Loving — a matchless pair of performances by Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga — try with varying success to comprehend what’s happening to them. show more

  • It’s a film that slowly sneaks up on you, imbued with such quiet emotions that you don’t feel its full weight and beauty until it ends. show more

  • His pictures cover familiar territory. Yet Nichols is blessed with a talent for telling stories from fresh, surprising perspectives. show more

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Awards

Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama