Luce (2019)

Drama, General Film

Director: Julius Onah

Writer(s): J.C. Lee (play, screenplay), Julius Onah (screenplay)

Starring: Naomi Watts, Octavia Spencer, Tim Roth, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Andrea Bang, Faith Logan, Astro, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Amanda Troya, Alex Perez, Ian Unterman, Christopher Mann, Noah Gaynor, Souleymane Sy Savane, Hannah Cabell, Colton Osorio, Omar Brunson, Mari Crawford, Valentina Filina, Daniel Mintz, Genevieve Hye Jung Yoo, Nico Bourgeais, Angel Christian Roman

Synopsis: Luce is an African teenager and former child soldier now living with loving adoptive American parents in a suburban community. A star athlete and top student, Luce’s idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity. READ REVIEW

Release Date: August 2, 2019 (USA) | Length: 109 min | Genre: Drama | MPAA Rating: Rated R for language throughout, sexual content, nudity and some drug use.

Note: Premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 27, 2019. Above is the theatrical release date.