The interracial marriage of Richard and Mildred Loving challenges the segregation laws and prejudice of 1950’s America.
Delicate and understated, this tells a unique story without the major dramatic beats of a traditional Hollywood take on the material.
Significant contributions are the superb central performances by Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga.
I guess for some Jeff Nichols’ film may be a little slow and rambling, but I found it convincingly portrayed people, who find themselves unwilling, but ultimately pivotal players in historical change.
This is their story and by the end I was genuinely moved.