1. "A balancing act that is breathtaking to behold. It is one of those rare pieces of filmmaking that stays completely focused on its characters while also feeling like it's dealing with universal themes about identity, sexuality, family and, most of all, masculinity." - Rogerebert.com
  2. Written and directed by Barry Jenkins (his second feature)
  3. Have to give a shout out to cinematographer James Laxton because he definitely deserves it
  4. Shout out to Nicholas Brittel for the music
  5. Shout out to Jori McMillon and Nat Sanders for the editing
  6. And finally to Tarell McCarney for writing the play on which the movie is based
  7. Both Tarell McCarney and Barry Jenkins grew up in Miami and both had mothers who had addiction problems
    Jenkins described his neighborhood as the Compton of Miami and said that the first time he met a white person was when he was 19 years old
  8. Beautiful performances by all involved
    All images below are from the film
  9. Naomie Harris
    If you can believe it, the production had issues with her visa to work in the US (she's British), so they had to shoot all of her scenes in 3 days. Her performance is absolutely incredible.
  10. Alex R. Hibbert
  11. Ashton Sanders
  12. Trevante Rhodes
  13. Mahershala Ali
  14. Janelle Monae
  15. André Holland
  16. Highly recommend