A24 is at again with another incredible looking film in Moonlight. The film is written and directed by Barry Jenkins and stars Naomie Harris, Mahershala Ali, and breakout star from The Knick André Holland. The film is tells the life story of a young African-American male through a non typical coming-of-age drama, more over the director looks to be grappling with some v3ry touch subject matter from a view point that is rarely if ever seen in mainstream Hollywood. The trailer looks incredible as this looks to be another breakout film from the new powerhouse studio A24.
Check out the first official trailer below and sound off in the comments section with your thoughts below. As always thanks for stopping by and don't forget to BOOKMARK EastCoastMovieGuys!
Here's the official synopsis for Moonlight below:
"MOONLIGHT is the tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.
Anchored by astonishing performances and the singular vision of filmmaker Barry Jenkins, MOONLIGHT is a groundbreaking exploration of masculinity-a sensual, intoxicating piece of cinema that uncovers deep truths about the moments that define us, the people who shape us most, and the ache of love that can last a lifetime."
Moonlight is set to hit theaters on October 21st.