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Moonlight

Drama


 

The fate and destiny of an African-American man are told through the significant chapters of his life.

"Moonlight" is an extraordinary piece of film-making and storytelling. Memories, dreams, and impressions are used to recall a turbulent coming of age. There's an accuracy that comes of being harshly realistic while maintaining sensitivity for the characters. Don't let anyone reveal the ending before you see it, the impact of this movie is largely due to the realisations that accompany the outcome, and it's creatively crafted to ensure it is meditated on long after viewing. Films this accomplished come along once in a blue moon.

Anne Murphy

Limited Release 26th January 2017
Roadshow Films 111 mins