SHORT OVERVIEW OF THE MOVIE "Loving":
Few know that in the 1950s interracial marriages were banned in the US, it is difficult to imagine a victorious democracy in the country. The horrors to which the violators of the law were exposed are illustrated by the example of one of thousands of human stories.
One night, when the wife of Laving slept in her bed, the sheriff's people broke into their house and dragged them to the police station. The crime of the couple was not in theft or drug trafficking, they violated the law and entered into interracial marriage.
Richard Laving fell in love with a black woman Mildred. As usual, the result of the meetings of young people became the heroine's pregnancy. In Virginia, where they live, their marriage is against the law. They go to Washington, get a marriage certificate, and then return home. However, in court this document has no legal force, it operates only in Washington. The judge pronounces a sentence, one year in prison or a 25-year stay in Virginia.
While away from home, forced to endure trials and not see her family, having already three children Mildred, wrote a letter to the Attorney General Robert Kennedy. The letter of the heroine was destined to reach the Supreme Court ...
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