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Moonlight / an A24 and Plan B Entertainment presentation ; a Plan B Entertainment/Pastel production ; produced by Adele Romanski ; produced by Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; story by Tarell Alvin McCraney ; screenplay by Barry Jenkins; directed by Barry Jenkins.

Jenkins, Barry, 1979- (film director,, screenwriter.). Romanski, Adele, (film producer.). Gardner, Dede, (film producer.). Kleiner, Jeremy, (film producer.). Harris, Naomie, 1976- (actor.). Rhodes, Trevante, 1990- (actor.). Sanders, Ashton, 1995- (actor.). Jerome, Jharrel, 1997- (actor.). Ali, Mahershala, 1974- (actor.). Britell, Nicholas, 1980- (composer (expression)). Laxton, James, (cinematographer.). Sanders, Nat, (editor of moving image work.). McMillon, Joi (editor of moving image work.). McCraney, Tarell Alvin Motion picture adaptation of (work) : In moonlight black boys look blue. (Added Author). A24 (Firm), (presenter.). Plan B Entertainment (presenter,, production company.). Pastel (Firm) (production company.). Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Criterion-on-Demand (Firm), (distributor.).

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  • Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (approximately 111 min.) : sound, color
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2017]
  • Distributor: Vaughan, ON : Criterion-on-Demand, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the play "In moonlight black boys look blue" by Tarell Alvin McCraney.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Access restricted to subscribers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Nicholas Britell ; cinematography, James Laxton ; editors, Nat Sanders, Joi McMillon.
Summary, etc.:
A young black man struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: R; for some sexuality, drug use, brief violence, and language throughout.
System Details Note:
Content available as downloadable file or streaming video.
Awards Note:
Golden Globe, 2017: Best Motion Picture - Drama.
Academy Awards, 2016: Best Motion Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor (Ali).
Source of Description Note:
Title from distributor's web site (viewed Nov. 15th, 2018)
Subject: African American men > Florida > Miami > Drama.
Metropolitan areas > Florida > Miami > Drama.
Urban youth > Florida > Miami > Drama.
Genre/Form: Streaming videos.
Coming-of-age films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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