Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha melt the screen in ‘Sylvie’s Love’ trailer

Get ready to see a whole new side of Kerry Washington's husband

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Sylvie’s Love had everyone buzzing when it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January and now the rest of the world can see the sparks flying between the film’s stars, Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha.

The romantic comedy, written and directed by Eugene Ashe, also stars How To Get Away With Murder alum Aja Naomi King, as well as Jemima Kirke, Tone Bell, Alano Miller, Erica Gimpel, Lance Reddick, Wendi McLendon Covey, and Eva Longoria.

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Thompson serves as an executive producer for the film and stars as Sylvie, a woman who dreams of a career in television and spends her summer days helping around her father’s record store, as she waits for her fiancé to return from war during the summer of 1957.

Asomugha plays Robert, a saxophonist who spends late nights playing behind a less-talented but well-known bandleader, as member of a jazz quartet.

 When Robert takes a part-time job at the record store, the two begin a friendship that sparks a deep passion in each of them unlike anything they have felt before. As the summer winds down, life takes them in different directions, bringing their relationship to an end. Years pass, Sylvie’s career as a TV producer blossoms, while Robert has to come to terms with what the age of Motown is doing to the popularity of Jazz. In a chance meeting, Sylvie and Robert cross paths again, only to find that while their lives have changed, their feelings for each other remain the same. 

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Sylvie’s Love is a beautiful film will have your heart aching and send your soul soaring and it hits Amazon Prime on Christmas Day.

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