Digital Premiere Date2021-11-10
Rebecca HallProducer(s) :
Nina Yang Bongiovi, Rebecca Hall, Margot Hand,
Tessa Thompson Ruth Negga André Holland Bill Camp Gbenga Akinnagbe Antoinette Crowe-Legacy Alexander Skarsgård
Cinematographer (DoP) :
Eduard GrauMusic Director :
Production House :
Flat Five Productions
Passing is a 2021 black-and-white drama film written, produced, and directed by Rebecca Hall in her feature directorial debut. The film is based on the 1929 novel of the same name by Nella Larsen. The title refers to African-Americans who had skin color light enough to be perceived as "white", the practice of which is referred to as passing. The film stars Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga, André Holland, Bill Camp, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, and Alexander Skarsgård.
It had its world premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival on January 30, 2021. It is scheduled to be released in a limited release on October 27, 2021, prior to streaming on Netflix on November 10.