May 07, 2021 · The Water Man seems to be the product of our youth-fantasy hopes - a family thriller that takes us all on a cathartic, yet thrilling ride of adventure and exhilaration. The unpredictable nature of Gunner's (Lonnie Chavis) journey, along with its inspired charge for us to redefine the importance of character amid adversity brings a fresh hope to making a film for all ages.
"The Water Man" is a sensitive coming of age story about loss, friendship and the need to believe in magic, and Oyelowo proves himself to be a gifted storyteller with a big imagination.
- David Oyelowo
- Harpo Films
Gunner (Lonnie Chavis) sets out on a quest to save his ill mother (Rosario Dawson) by searching for a mythic figure who possesses the secret to immortality, the Water Man. After enlisting the help of a mysterious local girl, Jo (Amiah Miller), they journey together into the remote Wild Horse forest -- but the deeper they venture, the stranger and more dangerous the forest becomes.
- May 06, 2021
May 07, 2021 · "The Water Man" is about characters who have failed one another, through lying, denial, or just plain neglect, and who then try to make things right. Each character lies at some point, or at the very least withholds information.
Selma not only defined David Oyelowo’s career as an actor, but it also shaped him into the producer he is today. Even though he wasn’t actually credited as a producer on Selma, Oyelowo
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The Water Man is a 2020 American drama film directed by David Oyelowo, in his feature directorial debut, from a screenplay by Emma Needell. It stars Oyelowo, Rosario Dawson, Lonnie Chavis, Amiah Miller, Alfred Molina and Maria Bello. Oprah Winfrey serves as an executive producer via her Harpo Films banner.
May 07, 2021 · The Water Man is about a journey that young, book-loving Gunner (Chavis) embarks on with the hopes of saving his leukemia-stricken mother, played by Dawson.
May 06, 2021 · (CNN) "The Water Man" arrives with the coveted Oprah Winfrey seal of approval, marking the directing debut of David Oyelowo, who also co-stars. Yet this coming-of-age movie is a very small-boned...