poster of Moonlight
Rating: 7.399/10 by 6184 users

Moonlight (2016)

The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.

  • Barry Jenkins
  • Melinda Taksen
  • Stephen P. Del Prete
  • Laura Pinto
  • Roger Mendoza
  • Barry Jenkins
  • Tarell Alvin McCraney
Release Date: Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Rating: 7.399/10 by 6184 users

Alternative Title:
月亮喜欢蓝 - CN
Місячне світло - UA
Mesečina - RS
Ay Işığı - TR
Лунный свет - RU
Menesiena - LT
Luz de Luna - CL
Luz de luna - AR
Holdfény - HU
Мiсячне сяйво - UA
Σεληνόφως - GR
Kuuvalgus - EE
Lumina lunii - RO
Anh Trang - VN
문라이트 - KR
მთვარის შუქი - GE

United Kingdom
United States of America
Runtime: 01 hour 51 minutes
Budget: $4,000,000
Revenue: $65,046,687

Plot Keyword: drug abuse, parent child relationship, florida, fight, drug addiction, restaurant, drug dealer, ghetto, high school, male homosexuality, coming of age, lgbt, addict, black lgbt, gay theme, gay


**Blue is the warmest colour.** This is an exceptional film, but only from one perspective and that is, LGBT. I totally respect that, because I'm a big supporter. But apart from that, particularly from the filmmaking aspect I did not like it. I felt like this film took place somewhere in Africa, but the accent was American. Because I could not find a single white or any other race people, even in the background. The happy parts are, it is surprisingly a very interesting theme. I loved the storyline. The three phases of a man's life. How things around us can influence to build a personality. Sometimes in a good sense, but according to this film, there are some dramatic turns. Though the end was very simple, but I liked the first episode. It had potential to be a message film, but the later parts turned differently. Most importantly realistic narrative. More like it is about the life cycle. Feels like a short and suburban version of 'Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring'. All the actors were so good. The screenplay was adapted from a book. Looks like it's a breakthrough for the director. I hope he keeps up the momentum and gives us the best products in the future. This film is not for everyone, mainly because of the theme. Initial parts were okay, but the latter developments were unexpected. It is one of the good films of the year, not the best. _7/10_

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