Are you in search of a movie that will make you “Awwwww”, if yes then here is what I have bring to you, “Really Love” will take you back to the days of old school romance, where love was treated as love and not an enjoyment. so let’s dive deep into what the movie has for you.
Really Love is a 2020 American love drama directed and co-written by Felicia Pride by Angel Kristi Williams. The film is set in Washington, D.C., focusing on romance between an aspiring law student and a fighting artist (Kofi Siriboe) (Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing). Love made its premiere at the AFI Film Festival in October 2020.
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What the Movie is All About?
The Movie gives you the old-school Black romance movie feel in terms of two Black individuals, who love one another unequivocally, go on nice dates, chat sweetly but with no tragedy, which is where Real Love goes beyond them, while this falls into the standard romantic film war that causes you to roll your eyes, until then.
Kofi Siriboe is the kind that is supposed to establish a career in romantic flicks. He has the appearance, the voice, the swag, and it may be just as difficult as he or she could be for yourself or someone you like to associate with, as is demonstrated on the Queen Sugar. That’s not to suggest that Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing just receives complimentary and love. She is also an OWN alumna via Love Is and reminds you of the fact that despite her limits, she is treated like the other woman, you have rooted for her character.
Production story of the Really Love
It is the first feature film by Angel Kristi Williams and the first movie script by Felicia Pride. The two met with a common acquaintance, who later revealed the screenplay of real love for Williams and encouraged her to lead the project.
She was influenced by films such as In the Mood For Love, Blue Valentine and Love Jones, Williams said. Nathan Parker was the producer, and Shawn Peters was the cinematographer.
Homegrown Pictures and Charles D. King’s manufacturer MACRO developed and financed the project. Artists Gerald Lovell, Chanel Compton and Ronald Jackson produced Isaiah’s artwork in the film.
Kofi Siriboe’s major part in the film has been announced on 8 July 2018. On 26 July 2018, a number of cast members were announced: Uzo Aduba, Naturi Naughton, Tristan Wilds, Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing and Jade Eshete.
On 31 July 2018, Michael Ealy was advertised. The film is one of Suzzanne Douglas’ final efforts before she dies in 2021.
The film was filmed at Washington D.C. and in Baltimore, home town of Williams, from July 2018. The scenery featured the Baltimore art museum, the Baltimore art school, the Parkway Theatre, the Cafe Dovecote and Williams’s grandmother’s residence in Park Heights
Release Date of the Movie
The movie was initially scheduled to premiere in March 2020 in South West. However, it debuted at the AFI Virtual Film Event in October 2020 when the festival was cancelled because of the epidemic of COVID-19.
On 25 August 2021, Love really started streaming on Netflix.
A special jury award was awarded to Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing and Kofi Siriboe for performing in Southwestern France.
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