If Beale Street Could Talk
Rated R| 2 Hours 7 Minutes | Crime, Drama, Romance
Directed By: Barry Jenkins
Written By: Barry Jenkins (written for the screen by), James Baldwin (based on the book by)
Starring: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King
In early 1970s Harlem, daughter and wife-to-be Tish vividly recalls the passion, respect and trust that have connected her and her artist fiancé Alonzo Hunt, who goes by the nickname Fonny. Friends since childhood, the devoted couple dream of a future together, but their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit.
Golden Globe Winner of Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Critics Consensus: If Beale Street Could Talk honors its source material with a beautifully filmed adaptation that finds director Barry Jenkins further strengthening his visual and narrative craft.