If Beale Street Could Talk
- 119 mins
- Dir: Barry Jenkins
- Cast includes: KiKi Layne, Stephan James
- Cert: 15
Barry Jenkins follows up his Oscar-winning Moonlight with this Oscar-nominated adaptation of James Baldwin’s timeless love story.
Harlem, 1970. Childhood friends Tish (KiKi Layne) and Fonny (Stephan James) fall deeply in love. Bound together by faithfulness and trust, the young lovers are eager to embark on their lives together, despite the scepticism of their families. But when Fonny is imprisoned for a crime he did not commit, the couple’s plans are derailed – and when Tish discovers that she is pregnant, their families must come together to prove Fonny’s innocence.