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If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

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A woman in Harlem desperately scrambles to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime while carrying their first child.

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Barry Jenkins

Writers:

Barry Jenkins (written for the screen by), James Baldwin (based on the book by)
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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 24 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
KiKi Layne ... Tish Rivers
Stephan James ... Alonzo 'Fonny' Hunt
Regina King ... Sharon Rivers
Colman Domingo ... Joseph Rivers
Teyonah Parris ... Ernestine Rivers
Michael Beach ... Frank Hunt
Aunjanue Ellis ... Mrs. Hunt
Ebony Obsidian ... Adrienne Hunt
Dominique Thorne Dominique Thorne ... Sheila Hunt
Diego Luna ... Pedrocito
Finn Wittrock ... Hayward
Ed Skrein ... Officer Bell
Emily Rios ... Victoria Rogers
Pedro Pascal ... Pietro Alvarez
Brian Tyree Henry ... Daniel Carty
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Storyline

Baldwin's novel "follows Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover's innocence while carrying their first born child. It's a celebration of love told through the story of a young couple, their families, and their lives." Written by indiewire

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Trust Love All the Way

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

If Beale Street Could Talk See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Trivia

The film premiered at TIFF (Toronto international Film Festival) in Canada in September 2018. See more »

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Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: And The Nominees Are... (2018) See more »

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It survived and conquered.
22 October 2018 | by LordofArtSee all my reviews

I thought there were some superfluous moments at the beginning...but it scaled through. Thank you Barry Jenkins. Beale Street did talk, yes it did.


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