Amazon has provided BlackFilmandTV.com with an exclusive clip to the romantic drama “Sylvie’s Love” starring Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha. The film had its World Premiere at January’s Sundance Film Festival and be released on Prime Video on Dec. 23.
Written and directed by Eugene Ashe, the cast includes Tessa Thompson, Nnamdi Asomugha, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Regé-Jean Page, Eva Longoria, Aja Naomi King, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Jemima Kirke, Alano Miller, MC Lyte, Tone Bell, Erica Gimpel, John Magaro, and Lance Redick..
Set in ’50s and ’60s New York City, the story follows aspiring television producer Sylvie (Thompson) as she meets aspiring saxophonist Robert (Asomugha) when he takes a job at her father’s record store in Harlem. After a summer romance that comes to an end, the two fatefully reconnect several years later and find that their feelings for each other have never disappeared.
Producers on the project include Asomugha, Gabrielle Glore, Jonathan Baker, and Matthew Thurm. Executive producers are Thompson, Longoria, Bobbi Sue Luther and Akbar Gbajabiamila.