Uncorked

Released: 2020
Runtime: 104 mins

Film Synopsis:
Fueled by his love for wine, Elijah enrolls in a course to become a master sommelier, an elite designation given only to a handful who are able to pass its notoriously difficult exam. It’s a dream that upends the expectations of his father, Louis (Courtney B. Vance), who insists Elijah take over the popular Memphis barbeque joint that’s been passed down from father to son since its inception. Elijah struggles with the demands of school and a new relationship, while Louis wrestles with the feelings of his son rejecting the family business until a tragedy forces both of them to slow things down.
Elijah (Mamoudou Athie) must find a way to balance his dream of becoming a master sommelier with his father’s expectations for him to carry on the family’s popular Memphis barbeque joint.

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Written and Directed by Prentice Penny.
Production company: Mandalay Pictures

Distributor: Netflix

Starring:
Mamoudou Athie
Courtney B. Vance
Niecy Nash
Matt McGorry
Sasha Compère
Gil Ozeri
Kelly Jenrette
Bernard David Jones
Melisia Lomax
Meera Rohit Kumbhani

 

 

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