General Information

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Released Year: 2020
Runtime: 106 minutes
Genre: Drama, Romance
Directors: Stella Meghie
Casts: Courtney B. Vance, Teyonah Parris, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lakeith Stanfield, Kenneth Kynt Bryan, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Rob Morgan, Chelsea Peretti, Kingsley Ben-Adir, LilRel Howery, Chanté Adams, Y'lan Noel, Issa Rae, Jamaal Burcher, Wakeema Hollis, Christopher Cassarino
IMDB: The Photograph (2020)

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Ratings


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IMDB Rating: 5.9

Reviews

75
Chicago Tribune - Michael Phillips
The Photograph treats all its characters with some decency and understanding, in a genre where straw villains and cardboard adversaries typically run rampant. The plaintive, jazz-inflected musical score by Robert Glasper establishes the right vibe and level of drama, which is to say: more like life and less like the movies.
70
TheWrap - Candice Frederick
Though it’s an intoxicating blend of modern and vintage romance, The Photograph, while flawed, is most intriguing when it peels back the layers between a mother and daughter who never really knew each other in life, but whose stories eventually intertwine in ways they could have never imagined.
70
Screen Rant - Molly Freeman
Moviegoers looking for something romantic and entertaining to catch on Valentine's Day weekend (or even later on in February) won't go wrong with The Photograph.
70
Variety - Owen Gleiberman
It’s a looser, warmer, and more meditative romance, one that takes its time by giving its actors room to breathe.
70
Screen Daily - Tim Grierson
Although the film sometimes dips into muddled melodrama, those occasional setbacks can’t derail a story filled with warm, resonant characters trying to fathom their own hearts.

The Photograph (2020)



When famed photographer Christina Eames dies unexpectedly, she leaves her estranged daughter, Mae, hurt, angry and full of questions. When Mae finds a photograph tucked away in a safe-deposit box, she soon finds herself delving into her mother's early life -- an investigation that leads to an unexpected romance with a rising journalist.