This is a well acted movie, with an excellent evocation of the period (which I recall, as I lived in America at the time). The story is very sad, given recent events in Virginia, where the Lovings... Read morelived. One of the film's strengths is that it is told in a restrained way, without preaching. Alas, racial hatred is still a serious problem for America.
Jeff Nichols (Midnight Special, Mud) wrote and directed this biopic about Virginian interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving (played by Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga) who were sentenced to prison in 1958 for exchanging vows, and took their plea of civil rights all the way to the supreme court in a landmark trial.