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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.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2016-10-21

Runtime 111 minutes

Budget $4m

Revenue $65m


TMDB 7.4


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zekelet shared a tip "Looove this movie!!"

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StephSteph shared a tip "A powerful film worth watching."

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william_crawford shared a tip "Saw this movie. Execllent cast"

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moses_primm shared a tip "Story feels so personal and real. Great performances. Wasn't crazy about the ******* scene. But hey, still 10/10"

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dorian_adams shared a tip "The film that changed the way I look at films forever."

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tino_red shared a tip "Amazing concept and acting."

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mayacita shared a tip "beautiful movie"

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payton_jett_8011 shared a tip "Heavy and beautiful."

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galaxydreamer shared a tip "It shows you the hardships of dealing with your sexuality not only as a man but a black man in the hood."

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rebecca_padgett shared a tip "I really liked it...slow af...but I think the slow pace was poignant and neccessary. I liked it a lot."

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henry_andersen shared a tip "Great"

Potatoes shared a tip "A lot of symbolism in this movie"

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debo9804 shared a tip "This was a great performance by janelle"

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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "I really like the representation in this movie!"

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george_moran shared a tip "This is my ultimate favorite movie it's a must watch."

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theodore_ownby shared a tip "Super interesting themes of sexuality and culture that aren't forced upon you and truly feel integrated to the story"

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joelle_hogan shared a tip "Beautiful and Powerful Film"

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mirren_bodanis shared a tip "A visual poem with as much style as substance"

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cathy_stoddert shared a tip "A work of art, truly. You must watch!"

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am_6466 shared a tip "my favorite of all timeeee! wish there was more to it"

compassion_riley shared a tip "My eyes are teary from watching something so bittersweet."

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jennifer_baxter shared a tip "Sad but great film."

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wesley_stevens shared a tip "Exquisite beauty."

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julie_thorpe shared a tip "Stunning film. Sad and beautiful."

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ashlee_day shared a tip "A masterpiece, keep tissues nearby"

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jean_geisert shared a tip "This film presents an unusual viewpoint. A very moving movie."

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chelsea_liddell shared a tip "I thought it was a great film woth some really fantastic acting. Definitely worth a watch."

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sophia_searles shared a tip "A beautiful film on a perspective ive never seen portraid before"

grace_kamena shared a tip "Jawn was good ong thats all i gotta say"

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dazani_szewcik shared a tip "Thos os just a masterpiece hand's down"

sallie_holland shared a tip "Very sad but well done"

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tenisha_long shared a tip "His early life is such a tearjerker, interesting to watch film develop."

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claire_alpern_meidr shared a tip "Beautiful"

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kelly_gillard shared a tip "Very touching storyline"

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sam_degenhardt shared a tip "It was a incredible story and showed true human emotion."

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ron_gallagher shared a tip "Gorgeous and heartbreaking, so yeah"

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tacoboutmaya shared a tip "Beautiful film ❤️"

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Afro... shared a tip "I have too many, so I’ll name a couple... “A Soldier’s Story”, “Juice”, and “Waiting to Exhale”."

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Afro... shared a tip "I have too many to name, so I’ll just list a couple...”Juice”, “Waiting to Exhale”, and “A Soldier’s Story”."

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