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.
According to cinematographer James Laxton Moonlight only had a small budget of $1.5 million (Variety). Director Barry Jenkins confirmed at a Q&A at the BFI in London, that this was indeed the budget. This is a lower budget than any other 'Best Picture' winner since Rocky (1976) had, ... ...
Black: What... Why are you lookin' me like that for?
Kevin: What man? Come on, you just drove down here?
Kevin: Like you was just, you was just on one, and you hit the highway?
Kevin: So where you gonna stay tonight man?
Just before Kevin and Little wrestle in the grass, Kevin's gold chain goes from under his shirt, to over, to under again.
There are no opening credits.
$402,075 (USA) (21 October 2016)
$27,850,912 (USA) (28 April 2017)
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