A series of intertwining love stories set in the past and in the present.

Director:

Stella Meghie

Writer:

Stella Meghie
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Issa Rae ... Mae Morton
LaKeith Stanfield ... Michael Block
Chanté Adams ... Young Christine Eames
Y'lan Noel ... Young Isaac Jefferson
Kelvin Harrison Jr. ... Andy Morrison
Lil Rel Howery ... Kyle
Teyonah Parris ... Asia
Jasmine Cephas Jones ... Rachel Miller
Rylee Gabrielle King ... Sandrine
Phoenix Noelle ... Sophia (as Phoenix Noelle Reece)
Marsha Stephanie Blake ... Violet Eames
Wakeema Hollis ... Denise Holness
Maxwell Whittington-Cooper ... Peter Thomas
Rob Morgan ... Isaac Jefferson
Chelsea Peretti ... Sara Rodgers

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Storyline

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.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexuality and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Kelvin Harrison Jr, Chanté Adams, and Jasmine Cephas-Jones each appeared in Monsters and Men (2018). See more »

Goofs

When Isaac takes the photo of Christina, he holds the camera in landscape (horizontal) orientation, but the photo when first printed in the darkroom is in portrait (vertical) orientation. See more »

Quotes

Sara: My mother wasn't very good at love. What if I'm just like her?
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Issa Rae/Justin Bieber (2020) See more »

Soundtracks

Betty
Written by Jamila Woods, Zach Henderson
Performed by Jamila Woods
Courtesy of Jagjaguwar
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Loved It
16 May 2020 | by mivyakaSee all my reviews

I loved the imagery, the backdrop of New Orleans, the story, though predictable, developed well. Good love story, romantic and endearing.


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Country:

USA | China

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 February 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Photograph See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,181,865, 16 February 2020

Gross USA:

$20,578,185

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,690,779
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
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