If Beale Street Could Talk

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If Beale Street Could Talk
Set in early-1970s Harlem, New York, we follow a young couple whose future plans hit a bump when the man is arrested for a crime he did not commit. His pregnant girlfriend and her family struggle to prove his innocence while also juggling the pregnancy. This film arrives with a truckload of awards and nominations, including three Golden Globe nominations and one win.

120 minutes.
No persons under 18 (Language, Sex, Nudity, Violence, Prejudice, Drug abuse).
Crime, Drama, Romance, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Michael Beach, Aunjanue Ellis, Ebony Obsidian
Director
Barry Jenkins
ScreenplayBarry Jenkins, from the book by James Baldwin
MusicNicholas Britell
CinematographyJames Laxton
EditingJoi McMillon, Nat Sanders
Sound formatsUnknown
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2018
Produced byAnnapurna Pictures, PASTEL, Plan B Entertainment

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageIt is frequent and of very strong impact which is used as a means of expression in anger and by the characters against each other in an aggressive manner, which could be morally harmful to younger viewers.
NudityIt is frequent and of mild impact in a sexual conduct context.
SexNone (sic)
ViolenceIt is frequent and of moderate impact in picture form, verbal abuse instance of domestic violence and emotional violence (sic).
PrejudiceIt is frequent, thematic and of moderate impact both towards black and white people and is disapproved.
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone (sic)
CommentsContains scenes of sexual violence.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
3
Blood / Gore / Gross
1
Guns / Weapons
0
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
3
Smoking
4
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
2
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
15 +
Positive messages
4
Positive role models
4
Violence
2
Sex
4
Language
4
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

24.com
Lindsey Bahr quote iconMoonlight is a hard act to follow, and while Beale Street might not quite reach the heights of Jenkins' instant classic of a best picture-winner, it is its own kind of marvel, lovely, transcendent, heartbreaking and as smooth as its jazzy soundtrack.
15
ScreenIt
Jim Judy quote iconGood all around.
13
Metacritic.com
48 critics
17
Rottentomatoes critics
203 critics
17
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconf Beale Street Could Talk honors its source material with a beautifully filmed adaptation that finds director Barry Jenkins further strengthening his visual and narrative craft.
19
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
17
CommonSenseMedia
Sandie Angulo Chen quote iconMature, beautifully acted drama from "Moonlight" director.
15

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
27 users
15
Rottentomatoes users
712 users
15
IMDB
2094 Netizens
15
The Movie DB
Community
16

Average .. 79%

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