Independent drama film "MoonLight" is tipped for Oscar success

"MoonLight" is coming of age story set in Liberty City a poor deprived neighborhood in Miami. The film follows the life of Chiron is a gay african american boy living with a crack addicted mother. The film Stars Mahershala Ali as drug dealer that becomes a surrogate father to Chiron and Naomie Harris She plays Chiron's drug addicted mother. "MoonLight" has won the golden globe for best drama and has 8 nominations at his years academy awards. "MoonLight" was made in just 25 days on a modest budget of 5 million dollars. the Director and writer of "Moonlight" Barry Jenkins drew from real life experiences he grew up in Liberty City and just like his character lived with a Mother addicted to drugs.

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