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.
Films by Wong Kar-Wai were a big influence on Barry Jenkins and the production of the film, particularly the film Happy Together (1997) which also features a gay couple as the main characters, just like this film.
Aright. Water for me, and a little gin for you.
Teresa: Boy please. I know Juan used to give you that gin, but we ain't doing that up in here Chiron.
Teresa: You don't think my joke was funny?
Teresa: What's wrong?
Chiron: Nothing. I'm good.
Teresa: No. I done seen good, and you ain't it.
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.
$1,488,740 (USA) (18 November 2016)
$27,850,912 (USA) (28 April 2017)
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