R | | Drama
A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young black 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*gger Is A Star by Boris Gardiner came from a sample from Kendrick Lamars album To Pimp A Butterfly which starts with a sample of the original song.
It's Kevin. You do remember me, right?
At around 1h 50m, when Chiron is entering the school and opens the second door pushing the emergency handle, the scene is instantly cut to show the room from the inside to see him enter, but, when he does enter, the door can clearly be seen being pulled, not pushed.
$402,075 (USA) (21 October 2016)
$27,495,647 (USA) (17 March 2017)
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