Assistive Technologies


2hrs 15mins
Directed by
Trey Edward Shults
Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lucas Hedges, Taylor Russell, Sterling K. Brown

Get swept away.

Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, and featuring an astonishing ensemble of award-winning actors and breakouts alike, Waves traces the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family—led by a well-intentioned but domineering father—as they navigate love, forgiveness, and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.

From acclaimed director Trey Edward Shults, Waves is a heartrending story about the universal capacity for compassion and growth even in the darkest of times.

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[A] powerful artistic undertow that sucks viewers in and spits them out gasping.

Review Author
Ty Burr
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Boston Globe
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All of Shults's stylistic brio and formal inventiveness is finally in the service of a story about love, its mutability and fragility.

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Manohla Dargis
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New York Times
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A masterpiece that's hard to walk away from without checking your own grievances and grief.

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Brian Tallerico
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