Eight years since his last feature “Medicine For Melancholy,” filmmaker Barry Jenkins returns with the new film “Moonlight”. A24 has already picked up the film for distribution and Brad Pitt has signed on to executive produce.
The story follows Chiron, a young man living in Miami who grapples with finding himself and coming to terms with his sexuality. The narrative unfolds across three chapters in his life.
Naomie Harris, Andre Holland, Mahershala Ali, Janelle Monae, Alex R. Hibbert, Jaden Piner, Ashton Sanders, Trevante Rhodes, and Jharrel Jerome star in the film which will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and New York Film Festival ahead of an October 21st limited release.