Moonlight
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Moonlight

Year 2016
Runtime 111 mins
Language English

MOONLIGHT is the tender and heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself in his depressed Florida hometown, told across three defining chapters in his life. He experiences the ecstasy, pain and beauty of falling in love, all while grappling with the temptation of drugs, the restrictions of poverty and his own sexuality.
 
Anchored by astonishing performances and the singular vision of filmmaker Barry Jenkins, MOONLIGHT is a groundbreaking exploration of masculinity — a sensual, intoxicating piece of cinema that uncovers deep truths about the moments that define us, the people who shape us most, and the ache of love that can last a lifetime.

A late addition to the festival, MOONLIGHT received rave reviews at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival and is sure to be one of the most talked-about films of the season.

Countries

United States
Director
Barry Jenkins
Executive Producer
Brad Pitt, Sarah Esberg, Tarell McCraney
Producer
Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner
Screenwriter
Barry Jenkins, Tarell McCraney
Cinematographer
James Laxton
Editor
Nat Sanders, Joi McMillon
Production Design
Hannah Beachler
Music
Nicholas Britell
Cast
Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson, Ashton Sanders