If Beale Street Could Talk (DVD)
Oscar winning film about the black experience in 1970s America, adapted from the novel by James Baldwin, directed by Barry Jenkins (Moonlight).
Oscar-winning director Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) has adapted James Baldwin’s stunning novel for the big screen to critical acclaim.
In early 1970’s in New York’s Harlem, Tish, a 19-year old girl, is in love with a young sculptor, Fonny, the father of her unborn child.
When Fonny is falsely accused of rape and imprisoned, Tish and their families race to clear his name before the baby is born.
A beautifully filmed and brilliantly acted story about love persisting in the face of racial oppression and injustice.
WHAT THE PRESS SAID
“An achingly romantic but hard-centred slice of life” – Radio Times
"A heart-stopping love story. FIVE STARS" – Guardian
"A magnificent love story from Moonlight's Barry Jenkins. FIVE STARS" – Telegraph
“Lovely, transcendent, heartbreaking and as smooth as its jazzy soundtrack” – Daily Mail
Release Date 17th June 2019