Waves (2019)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama, Psychological Drama  |   Run Time - 135 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - R
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Writer and director Trey Edward Shults' poignant romantic drama traces the life stories of a suburban African-American family living in South Florida. A controlling father’s attempts to ensure that his two children succeed in high school backfire after his son experiences a career-ending sports injury. Their familial bonds are eventually placed under severe strain by an unintended murder.

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break-up [romantic], father, guilt, life-sentence, murder, pregnancy