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.
You the only man that's ever touched me.
Black: You're the only one.
Black: I haven't really touched anyone since.
When Juan drives Little around modern cars can be seen driving in front of them.
There are no opening credits.
$1,488,740 (USA) (18 November 2016)
$27,850,912 (USA) (28 April 2017)
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