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    "Sylvie's Love" Is The Romance Story I Can't Get Enough Of — And Yes, Regé-Jean Page Is In It Too

    "A breath of fresh air."

    If you're looking for a little distraction from all the madness happening in 2021, Sylvie's Love just might do the trick.

    Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha take us back to the 1950s as they question if a summer romance can withstand the test of time.

    Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha in "Sylvie's Love"
    Nicola Goode / © Amazon / Courtesy Everett Collection

    Except time isn't the only thing standing in their way. From marital commitments to career aspirations, Sylvie Parker and Robert Halloway discover what it truly means to follow your heart.

    Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha in "Sylvie's Love"
    Amazon / Courtesy Everett Collection

    It's the way the movie highlights Black love without exposing the characters to any unnecessary trauma for me!

    Outside of the story itself, the costume design and hairstyles will immediately transport you back in time...

    Tessa Thompson in "Sylvie's Love"
    Nicola Goode / © Amazon / Courtesy Everett Collection

    ...while the soundtrack ties everything together and enhances every scene.

    Nnamdi Asomugha and Regé-Jean Page in "Sylvie's Love"
    Nicola Goode / © Amazon / Courtesy Everett Collection

    And as an added bonus, Bridgerton's breakout star, Regé-Jean Page, How to Get Away with Murder's Aja Naomi King, Eva Longoria, Jemima Kirke, and Ryan Michelle Bathe are also in the film.

    But don't just take my word for it. Here's what other people had to say about Sylvie's Love:

    1.

    #SylviesLove Is the best way to start 2021 off in cinema! Breath of fresh air. The musical score is enchanting. Authentic relationships. Real love. No stereotypes..just people.

    Twitter: @Azizah01065548

    2.

    Good LORD. This scene nearly killed me. Bravo to all. The writing. Directing. Editing. And in this scene... the sheer brilliance of @AlanoMiller & @TessaThompson_x 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾 #SylviesWatchParty https://t.co/yd4DJiCISL

    Twitter: @kerrywashington

    3.

    Watching Sylvie's Love and can't even relax cause Hollywood has taught me that black folks on screen means trauma coming soon. Ugh. I keep waiting for it.

    Twitter: @MiattaLebile

    4.

    Lord, I’ve seen what you’ve done for other Sylvias... #SylviesLove

    Twitter: @SylviaObell

    5.

    Am I the only one that smiled the entire way through #SylviesLove ?

    Twitter: @ASH_4days

    6.

    I'm not sure who the hairstylist is here but the best way to track time is through the hair, it's lovely touch #SylviesWatchParty

    Twitter: @BarryJenkins

    7.

    aside from the overall sweet love story, i love how the movie really showed that a black woman can live out her wildest dreams no matter how tricky life may get. #SylviesWatchParty @TessaThompson_x @PrimeVideo

    Twitter: @shannonmichele_

    8.

    #SylviesLove was everything ya’ll said it was and then some. I loved seeing young, Black, creative people existing and navigating through love - not just for each other - but for their respective passions and craft.

    Twitter: @1Tarig

    9.

    Im not huge romance movie person but #SylviesLove got me.

    Twitter: @5starWitch_

    10.

    @NewBlackMan I really enjoyed #SylviesLove. I was totally plugged in. It was refreshing and came right on time as a much needed reprieve to collectively lift us as we round out this year of continuous grief and suffering. #SylviesLove #SylviesWatchParty

    Twitter: @KDawnSeven

    11.

    I am just awe struck by @TessaThompson_x once again. This time it is her cadence, her intonations. She is purposeful and dignified and playful and curious. She is what I imagine my own grandmother was like as a young adult in 1950. Stunning performance. #SylviesWatchParty

    Twitter: @austinchanning

    12.

    Just finished watching #SylviesLove and what a beautiful movie. What subtle and sweet performances from Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha. Loved the music, the cinematography of old New York. 👏👏👏

    Twitter: @SDAnz2011bis

    13.

    You know what I love about Nnamdi’s acting in this movie? The quiet nature he has, even when angry, happy and hurting Sylvia (not my favorite part). He gives off a shy nature about the character so well. #SylviesLove #SylviesWatchParty

    Twitter: @softinside10

    14.

    I just can’t get enough of this movie! My sister asked me how many times was I gonna watch it....my answer: to infinity and beyond! Ha! #SylviesLove

    Twitter: @CarrimellS

    15.

    #SylviesLove 10/10 🤍 Adored this story that so well portrayed the internal navigation of ourselves & our loves, relationally/career/etc. “Life’s too short to waste time with things you don’t absolutely love.”

    Twitter: @yaredship

    16.

    Hollywood thinks there’s no audience for movies like this. Meanwhile, we’ll all be obsessed with Sylvie’s Love for eternity. #SylviesWatchParty

    Twitter: @MimiValdes

    17.

    #SylviesLove such a lovely movie.. I admit I watched it as I saw “The Duke” #regejeanpage was in it, but added bonus #lancereddick and so much more.. just a really good movie 👍😀 #amazonprime

    Twitter: @Georgina555

    18.

    #SylviesLove is the Notebook for black folks. I absolutely loved this movie! It gave me all the feels, and it made me realize that deep, deep, deep, down inside I'm a hopeless romantic. 🙌💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙

    Twitter: @PJThoughtProces

    19.

    #SylviesLove is such a great movie to watch when the worlds on fire. It’s Black romance that doesn’t center Black trauma. It’s safe

    Twitter: @duh_kari

    20.

    Sylvie’s love was very cute, I liked how it was a simple love story. It felt like champagne, very light, sweet and good for a time.

    Twitter: @ZlikeZulu

    21.

    Man, what’d I’d give to experience Harlem in the late 60’s / early 70’s. The commitment to community, art, music etc. was next level. #SylviesWatchParty

    Twitter: @chloebarnes03

    22.

    Sylvie’s Love. Watching it felt like a warm hug. A kiss on the forehead. All the feels😍🥺

    Twitter: @thezuluonyourtl

    23.

    After this past year (week?), SYLVIE’S LOVE is the pure cinematic bliss we need: an ode to Black life, music, and NYC, vibrantly rendered in midcentury costumes and production design. I was smitten—with the characters, the stars, the whole film. Great romantic melodrama.

    Twitter: @CallingBarranca

    24.

    Sylvie's Love is an elegant, sincere, old-school romantic melodrama. Tessa Thompson & Nnamdi Asomugha are exceptional. Director Eugene Ashe is clearly a lover of classical hollywood cinema, apparent in the film's craftsmanship and narrative simplicity. A breath of fresh air.

    Twitter: @damienbelliveau

    25.

    3 SLOW DANCIN ASS SCENES?! 😭 #SylviesWatchParty #SylviesLove

    Twitter: @mekdesehaile

    Ready for a gentle tug at your heartstrings? Be sure to check out Sylvie's Love on Amazon Prime.

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