Everything We Know About the Upcoming Movie Sugarcane (2024)

Get ready for a captivating new drama hitting theaters in 2024 – “Sugarcane” promises to be a moving story of love, loss and family set against the lush backdrop of a Louisiana sugarcane farm. Here’s everything we know so far about this highly anticipated film.

Release Date

Sugarcane is coming out as a Limited release in 2024 on Friday, August 9, 2024. There are 5 other movies coming out on the same date


The film features an all-star cast including:

  • Saoirse Ronan as Charlotte, the young heir to the farm
  • Mahershala Ali as Isaac, a farmhand who becomes Charlotte’s love interest
  • Jessica Chastain as Vivian, Charlotte’s estranged mother
  • Sam Rockwell as Jim, the ailing farm owner and Charlotte’s father


The movie is a period drama set in 1940s Louisiana.


After receiving news that her father Jim’s health is failing, Charlotte returns to the family farm she left behind years ago. As she reconnects with the land and the farm workers, Charlotte finds herself drawn to the kind and hardworking Isaac. But her budding romance is threatened by long-buried family secrets that resurface. Charlotte must confront the ghosts of the past in order to save both her father’s farm legacy and her new chance at love.

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With its touching storyline, talented cast, and a setting ripe for cinematic beauty, movie is shaping up to be one of the must-see dramas of 2024. Mark your calendar for March 15 and prepare to be swept away to the sugarcane fields of Louisiana in this moving tale of love, redemption and the power of family roots.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Sugarcane based on a true story?

While inspired by real sugarcane farms of the 1940s American South, Sugarcane is a work of fiction.

Who is directing Sugarcane?

Acclaimed director Dee Rees, known for Mudbound and Pariah, will be at the helm.

Will Sugarcane be released on streaming?

After its theatrical run, the movie is expected to stream exclusively on Netflix, who is distributing the film.

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