Moonlight

Three faces, one character

Early on in Barry Jenkins’ poignant, intimate and introspective Moonlight, the line ‘At some point you have to decide who you want to be’ is dropped  – Moonlight focuses on what happens when society doesn’t allow you to do that and the internal dilemma and struggles which follow.

Chiron, a young 1980s Miami school boy, is riddled with confusion, self-doubt and crying out for guidance and support, all of which are sadly lacking from his crack-addict mother (a transformative Naomie Harris). (more…)