Moonlight Poster

Release Date: October 21st, 2016

DVD Release Date: February 28th, 2017

R|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
A look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in Miami. His epic journey to manhood is guided by the kindness, support and love of the community that helps raise him.

Cast: Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Alex R. Hibbert, Ashton Sanders, Trevante Rhodes, Janelle Monae, Naomie Harris, Jaden Piner

Director: Barry Jenkins

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Plan B Entertainment, Pastel, Upload Films

Distributors: A24, A24

Keywords: Car, Emotional, Growing up, 1990s, 1980s, Love, Transformation, Mother, School, Father, House, Brooding, Intense

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Awards

Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Winner Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Supporting Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Directing
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Winner Best Picture
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Winner Actor in a Supporting Role
Winner Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Music (Original Score)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Cinematography