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If Beale Street Could Talk

Original title
If Beale Street Could Talk
Running time
117 min.
United States United States
Barry Jenkins (Novel: James Baldwin)
Nicholas Britell
James Laxton
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Annapurna Pictures / Pastel / Plan B Entertainment
Romance. Drama | 1970s
Movie Groups
James Baldwin Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
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: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Picture, Screenplay & Sup Actress (King)
2018: Toronto Film Festival: First Runner-up Best Film
2018: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Supporting Actress (Regina King)
2018: National Board of Review (NBR): Top Films, Adap. Screenplay & Sup Actress
2018: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - Movies of the Year
2018: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated for Best Film, Director & Sup Actress
2018: Mar del Plata Film Festival: Audience Award
2018: Gotham Awards: Nominated for Best Film & Breakthrough Actor (Layne)
2018: Satellite Awards: 7 Nominations including Best Picture, Drama
2018: Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards (LAFCA): Best OST & Supp. Actress (King)
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