TIFF 2018 Review: IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK (USA 2018)

Festival Reviews

Movie Reviews of films that will be playing at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) in 2018. Go to TIFF 2018 Movie Reviews and read reviews of films showing at the festival.

If Beale Street Could Talk Poster
Trailer
A woman in Harlem desperately scrambles to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime while carrying their first child.

Director:

Barry Jenkins

Writers:

Barry Jenkins (written for the screen by), James Baldwin (novel)

The follow-up to his first Oscar Winner for Best Picture MOONLIGHT, IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK sees one again the victimized black in a prejudiced light.  Based on the book by James Baldwin, the film follows a 19-year old  woman fighting to free her falsely accused husband from prison before the birth of their child.   

Tish (KiKi Layne) is only 19 but she is been forced to grow up fast. She is left pregnant…

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