Moonlight (2016)

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A chronicle of the life of Chiron, told in three chapters that focus on significant periods of his life. The film’s first chapter deals with his childhood in 1980s Miami where he is known as 'Little' and sees him forming a close bond with local drug dealer Juan after being neglected by his mother; the second, focusses on his adolescent brushes with sex and his complicated feelings for his best friend Kevin; the third, sees Chiron, now known by the nickname ‘Black', grappling with the consequences of his complicated early life.

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