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Moonlight [videorecording(DVD)] / An A24 and Plan B Entertainment presentation; a Plan B Entertainment/Pastel production ; directed by Barry Jenkins ; screenplay by Barry Jenkins ; story by Tarell Alvin McCraney ; produced by Adele Romanski ; produced by Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner.

Jenkins, Barry, 1979- (film director,, screenwriter,, narrator.). McCraney, Tarell Alvin, (author.). Romanski, Adele, (film producer.). Gardner, Dede, (film producer.). Kleiner, Jeremy, (film producer.). Laxton, James, (cinematographer.). Sanders, Nat, (editor of moving image work.). McMillon, Joi, (editor of moving image work.). Britell, Nicholas, 1980- (composer (expression),, musician.). Rhodes, Trevante, 1990- (actor.). Holland, André, (actor.). Monáe, Janelle, (actor.). Sanders, Ashton, 1995- (actor.). Jerome, Jharrel 1997- (actor.). Hibbert, Alex R., (actor.). Piner, Jaden, (actor.). Harris, Naomie, 1976- (actor.). Ali, Mahershala, 1974- (actor.). Earp, Shariff, (actor.). Sanderson, Duan, 1977- (actor.). A24 (Firm), (presenter,, production company.). Plan B Entertainment, (presenter,, production company.). Pastel (Firm), (production company.). Universal Pictures Corporation, (publisher,, film distributor.). Elevation Pictures, (publisher,, film distributor.). Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Janelle Monáe, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome, Alex Hibbert, Jaden Piner, Naomie Harris, Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson. (Cast).

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Lansdowne Library PN 1997.2 M6633 2017 (Text) 26040003299118 Media Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + digital copy code.
  • Publisher: [Universal City, California] : [Universal], [2017]
  • Distributor: Toronto, Ontario : Elevation Pictures

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from closing credits.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Special features: Audio commentary with director Barry Jenkins ; Ensemble of emotion: the making of Moonlight (21:37) ; Poetry through collaboration: the music of Moonlight (10:07) ; Cruel beauty: filming in Miami. (5:40).
Based on the play, "In moonlight black boys look blue" by Tarell Alvin McCraney.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography by James Laxton ; edited by Nat Sanders, Joi McMillon ; music by Nicholas Britell.
Participant or Performer Note:
Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Janelle Monáe, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome, Alex Hibbert, Jaden Piner, Naomie Harris, Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson.
Summary, etc.:
A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles three defining chapters in the life of a young black man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. Anchored by extraordinary performances from a tremendous ensemble cast, Moonlight is a profoundly moving portrayal of the moments, people and unknowable forces that shape our lives and make us who we are.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: R; for some sexuality, drug use, brief violence, and language throughout.
Canadian Home Video rating: 14A ; course language, sexual content.
System Details Note:
DVD ; widescreen presentation (2.39) ; region 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English or French dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); Spanish subtitles.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards: Best Picture; Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role; Best Adapted Screenplay; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role; Best Achievement in Directing. Golden Globes 2016: Best Motion Picture - Drama.
Subject: African American young men > Drama.
African American gay men > Drama.
Homosexuality > Drama.
African American men > Florida > Miami > Drama.
African American boys > Florida > Miami > Drama.
Metropolitan areas > Florida > Miami > Drama.
Urban youth > Florida > Miami > Drama.
Heterosexism > Florida > Miami > Drama.

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