If Beale Street Could Talk Movie Review
Set in seventies America, Alonzo 'Fonny' Hunt (Stephan James), a man of colour is falsely accused of rape and get chewed up by the system. It’s a slow grind for both the incarcerated and the viewer. Even the love and effort of both of his families, his and hers, cannot sway the outcome.
Filmed with subdued colour pallets and dimly lit scenes, we see the affection that Fonny feels for Clementine ‘Tish’ Rivers (KiKi Layne) but their young love is anything but ...
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A beautifully-crafted love story set in 1970s New York, If Beale Street Could Talk gives voice to a couple’s unbreakable bond and a family’s empowering embrace, as told through the eyes of 19-year-old Tish (KiKi Layne). Friends since childhood, Tish and Fonny (Stephan James) fall in love and are soon expecting their first child. But their plans for the future are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he didn’t commit.
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Following his Best Picture Academy Award® winner Moonlight, writer/director Barry Jenkins adapts James Baldwin’s acclaimed novel in IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK, a love story set in 1970s Harlem, New York. After her fiancé is framed for a crime, a young woman races against the clock to prove his innocence while pregnant with their first child.
DIRECTED BY Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) and STARRING KiKi Layne, Stephan James (Selma), Teyonah Parris (Mad Men), Regina ...