"Ruth Negga gives what is easily one of the best onscreen performances of the year. Period."
In a extremely detailed and insightful Q&A by Zeba Blay for The Huffington Post presents a beautiful look at Ruth Negga's performance and the road that brought her to this pivotal performance.
On portraying Mildred Loving and a responsibility to "get it right": "I was daunted, but I wasn't daunted to the point where I didn't want to do it. I think I was really propelled by my own need to see people like that on a screen."
A read certainly worth a click/tap over at The Huffington Post.
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.