Critics are calling “Moonlight” one of the best films of the year. It tells the story of Chiron, a poor, gay African-American in Miami. We see Chiron as a child bullied by his classmates and raised by a mother addicted to crack; as a teenager exploring masculinity and love in a world mostly devoid of both; and as an adult performing an identity that helps him deal with his pain at the expense of his true self.
“Moonlight” draws on the real life of its director Barry Jenkins
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