Southside with You

Release date:August 26, 2016

Studio:Miramax, Roadside Attractions

Director:Richard Tanne

MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for brief strong language, smoking, a violent image and a drug reference)


Starring:Tika Sumpter, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Parker Sawyers, Jerod Haynes

Genre:Romance, Biography

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Plot Summary:

Inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, "Southside with You" recounts the eventful summer day in 1989 when a young law firm associate named Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) tried to woo lawyer Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) during a daylong date that took them from the Art Institute of Chicago to a screening of Spike Lee’s "Do the Right Thing" to the site of their first kiss outside of an ice cream parlor.

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