Moonlight (2016 film)

Moonlight is a 2016 American drama film directit bi Barry Jenkins an based on the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue bi Tarell Alvin McCraney. The screenplay for the film wis written bi baith Jenkins an McCraney. It starns Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Janelle Monáe, Ashton Sanders, Naomie Harris, an Mahershala Ali.

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Theatrical release poster
Directit biBarry Jenkins
Produced bi
Screenplay biBarry Jenkins
Story biTarell Alvin McCraney
Based onIn Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue
bi Tarell Alvin McCraney[1]
Muisic biNicholas Britell
CinematographyJames Laxton
Eeditit bi
Distributit biA24
Release date
  • 2 September 2016 (2016-09-02) (Telluride)
  • 21 October 2016 (2016-10-21) (United States)
Rinnin time
111 minutes[2]
KintraUnitit States
Budget$1.5 million[3][4]
Box office$25.2 million[5]


  1. Moonlight Interview Barry Jenkins, accessed December 13, 2016.
  2. "Moonlight". British Board of Film Classification. Retrieved January 20, 2017.
  3. O'Falt, Chris (February 9, 2017). "The Craft of 'Moonlight': How a $1.5 Million Indie Landed Eight Oscar Nominations". Indiewire. Retrieved February 26, 2017.
  4. "'La La Land,' 'Moonlight' Honored at Variety Artisans Awards in Santa Barbara". Variety. February 7, 2017. Retrieved February 26, 2017.
  5. "Moonlight (2016)". The Numbers. Retrieved February 26, 2017.