Moonlight (2016) Synopsis
A three-part narrative spanning the childhood, adolescence, and adulthood of an African-American man who survives Miami's drug-plagued inner city, finding love in unexpected places and the possibility of change within himself.
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Movie Reviews

Oscar winning material

By ricknat1
This movie does not try to do anything, it just does it. Honest, true, real and raw. I did not notice there were no white people in the movie until I read it in a review later. This movie speaks...

Best movie yet on a Black Gay Man's life

By josephwalks
The vast majority of "gay" films are about White Gay men. The LGBT community is as diverse as the straight community and its about time that Hollywood started to making films that reflected that...

Love through our eyes

By mfletcher30
What a great coming of age story that is often untold. Our ability to watch a young man go through his life stages on screen through several actors and chapters of his life is well done. The...

Pure

By slantedtendency
This movie was beautiful. It was emotional, touching, sensitive, relatable, and empathetic. The writing, acting, directing, cinematography, and story telling were sublime. Truly a gem in a sea of...

Revelatory.

By jocelynmichellebrown
Nothing short of revelatory, and will be inspiring future filmmakers for many years to come. Go see this film....

Characters not developed enough...

By booper68
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Stupid and Slowww

By Remy Martin 123
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A DVD movie

By gienelldeclet
This movie only provide a subject never seen before in theater that y'all. A black young man vulnerable to circumstances around him but actually the story didn't say anything really. I think only...

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By gdubb29
Draw your own conclusions type of movie. It's OK. could've been better and more detailed....

Just as brilliant as the reviewers claim.

By kabscott
Saw it last night. Was gripped throughout. Exceptionally moving movie....

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Rated R | For Language Throughout, Drug Use, Brief Violence and Some Sexuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Heartbreaking, mature, unforgettable coming-of-age drama.
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