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Waves

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Movie Info

  • 83%
    Critic score: Percentage of critics as compiled by rottentomatoes.com who have given this movie a positive review.
  • 81%
    Audience score: Percentage of Rotten Tomatoes users who have rated this movie 3.5 stars or higher.
Rated: R (for language throughout, drug and alcohol use, some sexual content and brief violence-all involving teens)
Runtime: 135 min
Cast: Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lucas Hedges, Taylor Russell, Alexa Demie, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Sterling K. Brown
Genre: Drama

Synopsis

Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, and featuring an astonishing ensemble of award-winning actors and breakouts alike, Waves traces the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family—led by a well-intentioned but domineering father—as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss. From acclaimed director Trey Edward Shults, Waves is a heartrending story about the universal capacity for compassion and growth even in the darkest of times.