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.
Barry Jenkins & Tarell Alvin McCraney are the third and fourth African-American screenwriters to win the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay after Geoffrey Fletcher for Precious (2009) and John Ridley for 12 Years a Slave (2013).
When Chiron dreams about Kevin after their phone call, they have not seen each other since high school and yet Kevin is portrayed as an adult. Chiron would not know what adult Kevin looks like.
There are no opening credits.
$1,488,740 (USA) (18 November 2016)
$27,850,912 (USA) (28 April 2017)
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