R | | Drama
A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.
During an interview, director Barry Jenkins mentioned that the idea of using the song Every N----r Is A Star by Boris Gardiner came from a sample from Kendrick Lamar's album To Pimp A Butterfly which starts with a sample of the original song.
Hey, these grandma rules, man. You know the deal. Your ass eat, your ass speak.
When young Chiron eats as a guest he is seen holding his fork differently than the adult Chiron in the diner at the end of the movie.
There are no opening credits.
$402,075 (USA) (21 October 2016)
$27,850,912 (USA) (28 April 2017)
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