A Journal for Jordan

2021, Romance/Drama, 2h 11m

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A Journal for Jordan's affecting fact-based story stumbles onscreen thanks to Denzel Washington's undistinguished direction and overly sentimental approach. Read critic reviews

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A moving true story that's beautifully told, A Journal for Jordan earns the audience's tears honestly. Read audience reviews

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Directed by Denzel Washington and starring Michael B. Jordan with a screenplay by Virgil Williams, A JOURNAL FOR JORDAN is based on the true story of First Sergeant Charles Monroe King (Jordan), a soldier deployed to Iraq who begins to keep a journal of love and advice for his infant son. Back at home, senior New York Times editor Dana Canedy (Chanté Adams) revisits the story of her unlikely, life-altering relationship with King and his enduring devotion to her and their child. A sweeping account of a once-in-a-lifetime love, the film is a powerful reminder of the importance of family.

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