Dir. Barry Jenkins. USA, 2016. 1h 51m. Starring Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Trevante Rhodes, Ashton Sanders, Alex Hibbert.
Winner of the Best Picture at this year’s Oscars, this moving drama focusses on the childhood, adolescence and adulthood of a young black man confronting his sexuality and ideas of masculinity. A stunning and groundbreaking portrait of an African American man growing up painfully. Barry Jenkins has assembled a stunning ensemble cast, including Oscar winner Mahershala Ali.
'Heartbreaking, uplifting, minor-key masterpiece…I doubt that I will see a better film than Moonlight this year.’ ★★★★★ Mark Kermode, The Guardian
‘'From the start Moonlight announces itself as something different entirely.’ ★★★★★ Kevin Maher, The Times