The Photograph is a 2020 American romantic drama film directed by Stella Meghie.
Starring Issa Rae, Chelsea Peretti, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lil Rel Howery, Lakeith Stanfield, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Rob Morgan, Courtney B. Vance, Chanté Adams, Teyonah Parris and others.
Universal Pictures on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 released the trailer:
The Photograph - Official Trailer 2 - In Theaters Valentine's Day.
"When famed photographer Christina Eames (Chanté Adams) unexpectedly dies, she leaves her estranged daughter Mae Morton (Issa Rae) hurt, angry and full of questions. When a photograph tucked away in a safe-deposit box is found, Mae finds herself on a journey delving into her mother's early life and ignites a powerful, unexpected romance with a rising-star journalist, Michael Block (LaKeith Stanfield)."
The movie has various flashbacks due to the backstory of character named Christina.
A reporter named Michael meets Isaac to interview him about his life post hurricane Katrina. After going through Isaac's display of pictures, Michael takes an interest on one particular picture of a woman. We come to know that the name of the girl in the picture is Christina. Michael takes an interest to get the backstory on Christina.
Michael's intern Andy (Kelvin Harrison Jr.), sets up meeting with Mae, who is daughter of Christina. We come to know from Mae that Christina died recently due to cancer.
Isaac and Christina, in flashback, are shown very much in love. But her mother dislikes Isaac. Back in present day, Mae meets Louis who used to be Christina's significant other. We realize that Mae always felt abandoned due to distant relationship with her mother.
Michael accidentally meets Mae at French movie screening and they show attraction for one another. They both flirt and go on their first date to know each other more and end with their first kiss.
Flashback, Christina gets ready to go to New Orleans on a double date with Isaac. It doesn't go well with her mother due to her dislike for Isaac. Christina leaves her mother and home and drives away with Isaac and friends. Isaac proposes to Christina but Christina let's him know that she isn't ready yet. Isaac understands her decision. Eventually, Christina and Isaac begin to live together but Christina is bored of her life. She gets on a bus leaving for New York City. Christina gets a job as a professional photographer after living in NYC for 3 months. She calls Denise (Wakeema Hollis) to give her the good news who tells Christina that her mother has passed away. Christina realizes that this must be the reason why her mother made her leave home. At the funeral, she meets Isaac and is shocked to know that he has gotten married in just 3 months.
Here is the full cast and characters of The Photograph.
The film The Photograph was scheduled to be released on February 14, 2020 (United States), on March 6, 2020 (United Kingdom) and on June 25, 2020 (Germany) by Universal Pictures International (UPI), Universal Studios and United International Pictures (UIP).
The duration of the film is 106 minutes. With a budget of $16 million, the film grossed over $20.7 million.
The film The Photograph is rated with "PG-13" rating.
The Photograph filming. Principal photography began in March 2019.
The Photograph got high rating from critics. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B+" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.
More information about The Photograph you can get at:
Official website: thephotographmovie.com
IMDB: The Photograph
Wikipedia: The Photograph (2020 film)