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.
Director Barry Jenkins' favorite scene in his film was an impromptu sequence of Paula (Naomie Harris) staring straight into the camera overcranked at 48fps. This was a last-minute decision by Jenkins specifically intended to fully engage the audience with Paula's character.
What you cry about?
Chiron: I should have cried too much sometimes I feel like I'm just gonna turn into drops.
Kevin (16): Just roll out into the water, right? Roll out into the water just like all these other muthafuckers around here trying to drown their sorrow.
When Juan drives Little around modern cars can be seen driving in front of them.
$402,075 (USA) (21 October 2016)
$27,842,739 (USA) (21 April 2017)
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