Loving Director Jeff Nichols on KCRW's The Treatment
Elvis Mitchell spends time with Nichols discussing the messages and voice of Loving in today's culture climate.
The Treatment and host Elvis Mitchell present in-depth interviews with the most innovative and influential people working in entertainment, art, and pop culture. Pieces are often have as much to do with the project in play as the effect of message, timing and the artist's perspective.
Their time with Jeff Nicols offers a discussion on "historical race equality as reflected in Loving."
Listen to the full interview over at KCRW.
Both Edgerton and Negga are beyond extraordinary.
Joel Edgerton as Richard and Ruth Negga as Mildred give performances that will be talked about for years.
“Jeff’s script is so beautifully written. This is a story that gets into your heart and touches deep wells of feeling. ”
Ruth Negga: remember the name. It's been a long time since an actor/actress has me so unapologetically in the bag. This woman is something special...
They weren’t martyrs, and didn’t want to be. They weren’t symbols, and didn’t want to be. They were two people in love who wanted to be with each other and their family.