Lovers Rock

Lovers Rock
  • 2020
  • UK
  • 1h 8min
  • Directed by: Steve McQueen
  • Cast: Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn, Micheal Ward, Shaniqua Okwok

Part of director Steve McQueen's anthology series Small Axe, which centres upon life in London's West Indian community in the '50s through to the '80s. An evening at a house party in 1980s sets the scene, developing intertwined relationships against a background of violence, romance and music.

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