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If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

117 min

Year: 2018

Genre: drama

Rating: R

The plot

From Academy Award® Winner Barry Jenkins,* adapted from James Baldwin's acclaimed novel, comes this timeless love story set in early 1970s Harlem. Newly engaged 19-year-old Tish (KiKi Layne) and her fiance Fonny (Stephan James) have a beautiful future ahead. But their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. Now the pair and their families must fight for justice in the name of love and the promise of the American dream in this lush, moving, dramatic film, also starring Regina King.