Directed by: Barry Jenkins
Written by: Barry Jenkins
Produced by: Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Adele Romanski, Sara Murphy, Barry Jenkins
Other cast: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Michael Beach, Dave Franco, Diego Luna, Pedro Pascal, Ed Skrein, Brian Tyree Henry
Release date: December 14, 2018
Genre: Drama, Romance
Running time: 1h 59min
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.
→ Trust Love All the Way
• I don’t want to sound foolish, but remember love is what brought you here. And if you’ve trusted love this far, don’t panic now. Trust it all the way.
• That child that’s coming, that’s your grandchild. I don’t understand you. It’s your grandchild. What difference does it make how it gets here. The child ain’t got nothin’ to do with that. Ain’t none of us got nothing to do with that!
• This is a sacrament. And no, I ain’t lost my mind. We are drinking to new life.