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Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996)

A moving and uplifting drama about the effects of interracial marriage in the 1960s. Friends since childhood, and loved by both families, this couple are exiled after their wedding and have... See full summary »
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Richard Loving
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Mildred 'Bean' Jeter
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Sophia
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Leonard
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Bernie Cohen
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Blue
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Sheriff
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Papa Jeter (as Charles Gray)
Jackie Richardson ...
Mama Jeter
Michael Clarke ...
Gerald
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Norma
Stephen Walsh ...
Father Loving
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Mother Loving
Ardon Bess ...
Justice of the Peace
Scott Spidell ...
Harley
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A moving and uplifting drama about the effects of interracial marriage in the 1960s. Friends since childhood, and loved by both families, this couple are exiled after their wedding and have to wage a courageous battle to find their place in America as a loving family. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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Rated PG-13 for some sexuality
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31 March 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El señor y la señora Loving  »

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1.33 : 1
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Based on the true story that led the Supreme Court to declare unconstitutional Virginia's anti-miscegenation law (in Loving v. Virginia, 1967), paving the way for legal interracial marriages. See more »

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Version of Loving (2016) See more »

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Lonely Guy
Performed by The Gallahads
Courtesy of Del-Fi Records
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A great movie you should really take some time to see. Wonderful story, it makes you think that the western world needs to learn that race is no obstacle when it comes to friendship, romance and love.
1 March 1999 | by (Near Oslo, Norway) – See all my reviews

When I saw this movie, I started thinking that we are a long way from learning that race is no big difference. That there's nothing like "He's black so he's stupid" and that it does not matter about skin color or race.

The movie takes place in America in 1960... Racism is really something that is present. But in a small town, Central Point, black and white people live among each other, kids from all races and background play together each they and nobody has anything against it. At least that was what two kids thought. They were close friends all through their childhood, and when they became older they started dating. They learn how cold the world really is, and together they start their fight for their freedom.

A wonderful movie, I really recommend it!


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