A Journal for Jordan

Chronicles Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dana Canedy's relationship with a soldier named Charles Monroe King. Deployed overseas in combat zones, he began writing a journal full of life lessons for their newborn son Jordan.

directorDenzel Washington
ratedPG-13 for some sexual content, partial nudity, drug use and language
castMichael B. Jordan, Chanté Adams, Jalon Christian

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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.

    directorDenzel Washington
    ratedPG-13 for some sexual content, partial nudity, drug use and language
    castMichael B. Jordan, Chanté Adams, Jalon Christian

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