Jeff Nichols SHOOT Profile
The writer/director offers "I grew up in Arkansas where the desegregation crisis was front and center. I felt I had an awareness of the civil rights movement but I didn't know about the Lovings - and I'm ashamed of that."
An insightful piece from a production point of view.
Dig into the full piece over at SHOOT.
Both Edgerton and Negga are beyond extraordinary.
Joel Edgerton as Richard and Ruth Negga as Mildred give performances that will be talked about for years.
“Jeff’s script is so beautifully written. This is a story that gets into your heart and touches deep wells of feeling. ”
Ruth Negga: remember the name. It's been a long time since an actor/actress has me so unapologetically in the bag. This woman is something special...
They weren’t martyrs, and didn’t want to be. They weren’t symbols, and didn’t want to be. They were two people in love who wanted to be with each other and their family.