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If Beale Street Could Talk

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Original title
If Beale Street Could Talk
Running time
119 min.
United States United States
Barry Jenkins. Novel: James Baldwin
Nicholas Britell
James Laxton
Annapurna Pictures, Pastel, Plan B Entertainment
Romance. Drama | 1970s. Racism
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James Baldwin Adaptations
Based on the novel by James Baldwin, “If Beale Street Could Talk” follows Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover’s innocence while carrying their unborn child. The movie is a celebration of love told through the story of a young couple, their families, and their lives.
2018: Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress (Regina King). 3 Nominations
2018: Golden Globes: Best Sup. Actress (King). Nom. for Best Picture & Screenplay
2018: BAFTA Awards: Nom. for Best Adapted Screenplay & Best Original Soundtrack
2018: Toronto Film Festival: First Runner-up Best Film
2018: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Supporting Actress (King)
2018: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Music Score & Supp. Actress
2018: National Board of Review (NBR): Top Films, Adap. Screenplay & Sup Actress
2018: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - Movies of the Year
2018: Critics Choice Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay & Sup Actress (King). 5 Nom
2018: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Film, Director & Sup Actress (Regina King)
2018: 2 Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay, Original Score. 4 Nom.
2018: Boston Society of Film Critics Awards: Best Film, Sup. Actress (King) & Score. 4 Nom.
2018: San Francisco Film Critics Circle: Best Supporting Actress (King). 7 Nom.
2018: Mar del Plata Film Festival: Audience Award
2018: Gotham Awards: Nominated for Best Film & Breakthrough Actor (Layne)
2018: Satellite Awards: Best Picture, Drama & Supporting Actress. 7 Nominations
2018: Writers Guild Awards (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
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