Cert: 12A – Contains infrequent racist language.
Jeff Nichols / UK/USA 2016 / 2h3m / Digital
Cast: Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga, Will Dalton.
A strong contender for the 2016 Palme d'Or at Cannes, 'Loving' is an intimate, moving account of one couple's fight against institutionalised racism in the all-too-recent past. Directed by Jeff Nichols ('Mud','Take Shelter'), it celebrates the real-life courage of Richard and Mildred Loving (Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga), an interracial couple who in 1958 must marry in Washington D.C. because of anti-miscegenation laws in their home state of Virginia that see them persecuted upon their return. So begins a nine-year fight that goes all the way to the Supreme Court...