Love works in strange, mysterious ways, in Sylvie’s Love it comes at the wrong time especially for Tessa Thompson. Amazon Prime have released the Trailer for their upcoming romantic drama when boy meets girl in 1950’s New York. When the right love comes along but at the wrong time!
Thompson plays Sylvie a young woman who has just started a new job at her father’s music store in Harlem, New York. As she awaits her fiancé return from war ,Robert (Nnamdi Asomugha)a jazz musician who wants to make it big also takes a part time job in the store too. The pair spark a friendship but as both pursue their career ambitions, fate brings them back together and a romance blossoms…
In Sylvie’s Love, the jazz is smooth and the air sultry in the hot New York summer of 1957. Robert (Nnamdi Asomugha), a saxophonist, spends late nights playing behind a less-talented but well-known bandleader, as member of a jazz quartet. Sylvie (Tessa Thompson), who dreams of a career in television, spends her summer days helping around her father’s record store, as she waits for her fiancé to return from war. 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. Writer/director Eugene Ashe combines romance and music into a sweeping story that brings together changing times, a changing culture, and the true price of love.
The cast also includes Eva Longoria, Aja Naomi King, Wendi Mclendon-Covey, Tone Bell, Alano Miller, and Jemima Kirke.
Sylvie’s Love will premiere globally on Amazon Prime Christmas day, 25th December.