Passing Movie

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Who's Involved:

Alexander Skarsgard, Tessa Thompson, Bill Camp, Margot Hand, Oren Moverman, Angela Robinson, Rebecca Hall, Forest Whitaker, Ruth Negga, Andre Holland, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Nina Yang Bongiovi, Ashley Ware Jenkins, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy

thematic material, some racial slurs and smoking
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

In 1920s New York City, a Black woman finds her world upended when her life becomes intertwined with a former childhood friend who's passing as white.

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Who stars in Passing: Cast List

Creed III, Thor: Love and Thunder  

Loving, Ad Astra  

The Northman, Long Shot  

Bones and All, A Wrinkle in Time  

The Sound of Freedom, Salem's Lot  

The Savages, Starbright  

Who's making Passing: Crew List

A look at the Passing behind-the-scenes crew and production team.


Rebecca Hall


Nina Yang Bongiovi
Margot Hand
Oren Moverman
Forest Whitaker

Production Company

Sight Unseen

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Production: What we know about Passing?

Key Facts

  1. Netflix paid $16 million for worldwide distribution rights on the film (2/7/2021).
  2. Based on Nella Larsen’s 1920s Harlem Renaissance novel.

Filming Timeline

  1. February 2021: The film was in Completed status.
  2. December 2019: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  3. August 2018: The film was in Development status.

Passing Release Date: When was the film released?

Passing was released in 2021 on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 (Netflix release). There were 1 other movie released on the same date, including Clifford the Big Red Dog.

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