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.
Naomie Harris had to shoot her entire role in three days, in between her promotional tour of Spectre (2015), due to a visa problem (Harris is British). The scenes spanned 15 years in the character's life and were filmed out of sequence.
I need some money.
Chiron: For what?
Paula: That's my business! Don't you ask me no shit like that!
Chiron: I don't have any money.
Paula: No, no, don't lie to me boy! I'm your mama! That bitch over there ain't no kin yeah? I'm your blood! Remember?
Paula: I ain't feeling good. I need ...
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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