Escape Film Club
If Beale Street Could Talk
What's it about?
After her fiance is falsely imprisoned, a pregnant African-American woman sets out to clear his name and prove his innocence.
Why do we love it?
The story is heartbreaking, tragic, and cruel but it presents it with such care and attention to the small intimate details that searches desperately for the light at the end of the tunnel.
Who's in it?
KiKi Layne - Tish Rivers
Stephan James - Alonzo "Fonny" Hunt
Regina King - Sharon Rivers
Who made it?
Barry Jenkins - Director & Writer (Screenplay)
James Baldwin - Writer (Novel)
Where can I watch it?
Find out where you stream, rent or buy If Beale Street Could Talk at JustWatch.
Join the discussion:
Discuss the films each week with others on Facebook.
Share your thoughts using #ESCfilmclub on Twitter.
Share posts and stories using #ESCfilmclub on Instagram
Review and discuss your thoughts by tagging ESCfilmclub on Letterboxd.
A new film, every week.
Click here to sign up for email alerts to find out the week's film before anyone else