‘Rye Lane’ Trailer: Brit Rom-Com Premieres At Sundance, Followed By Hulu In March

One of my most anticipated movies at Sundance this week is Rye Lane. Why’s that? Well, for one it’s always good to see a romantic comedy featuring a Black couple, because they remain incredibly rare. Second, the film features a wealth of up ‘n coming talent in a story that is a welcome twist from the norm.

Raine Allen-Miller’s feature directorial debut stars Vivian Oparah and David Jonsson as South Londoners who find one another at their lowest points, coming out of bad break-ups, and learn to lean on one another to get through it.

Rye Lane will be premiering this week in Park City, and will quickly hit Hulu on March 31st. Look for my review soon.

From breakout director Raine Allen-Miller, RYE LANE is a romantic comedy that stars Vivian Oparah (Class, The Rebel) and David Jonsson (Industry, Deep State), as Yas and Dom, two twenty-somethings both reeling from bad break-ups, who connect over the course of an eventful day in South London – helping each other deal with their nightmare exes, and potentially restoring their faith in romance.

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