Queen & Slim

Crime Drama Romance


A young African American couple's first date takes a shocking turn after a police officer pulls them over.

"Queen & Slim" is a romantic thriller set against the politically charged background of racially divided modern America. It's a vibrant and timely commentary from a debutant director with an important message to tell. Central to the narrative are exquisite performances from the leading couple; their incredible chemistry is palpable as we ride every bump and emotion of their powerful and affecting road trip. It's a film that oozes style, as musically splendid as it is visually, with a resonate hip-hop soundtrack and long, introspective shots helping to frame its poetically tragic story. Heavy is the head the wears the crown.

Andrew O'Dea

Limited Release 12th March 2020
Universal Pictures 132 mins