Mr. And Mrs. Loving (1996)

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Social drama, set in the late 1950s/early 1960s. Story of childhood sweethearts who grow up in Central Point, Virginia and marry in contravention of laws forbidding marriage between black and white Americans. They are arrested on their wedding night, and a judge gives them the choice of one to three years in jail or banishment from the state for twenty-five years. They opt for the latter and go to Washington D.C. where they subsequently fight to go home.

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