Ava DuVernay is a fearless film maker. As a woman, she’s got an innate talent to understand the complexity womanhood and knows how to create characters who are multidimensional. Ruby, the leading character for her award winning film “Middle Of Nowhere,” is a rousing example of DuVernay’s ability to depict strength, passion, fear, hope and frustration, in a dynamic female role.
Starring Omari Hardwick, Emayatzy Corinealdi and David Oyelowo,“Middle Of Nowhere” chronicles Ruby’s journey as a woman waiting for her husband to complete his eight year prison sentence. In the time Derek (Ruby’s husband) is in jail, she meets a kind stranger named Brian, (played by Oyelowo) who wants to be the man that she’s missing in her life. Ruby’s forced to make a choice to continue being loyal to her husband or to follow her own happiness outside of those prison walls that are holding her husband and her heart captive.
Ruby’s story stretches past her incarcerated husband and wraps itself tight in her fight to get him back home, development of new relationships and the strain of starting all over again. ”Middle Of Nowhere” is a must-see! The heartstring-pulling film is in theaters now!
As Sundance’s Best Director in 2012, DuVernay’s “Middle Of Nowhere” is a testament to her undeniable fate to make film. Every road in this director’s career led her to create palpable films that make the black community proud.
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