If Beale Street Could TalkDVD - 2019
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LPL_BeckyB Sep 13, 2019
I had to check the date on the James Baldwin book this movie is based on-1974. Although the setting for the movie matches that year well, the story could have been ripped from today’s headlines. Powerful, beautiful, and devastating.
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Some quotes in IMDb already, thanks to contributors, including this one:
Fonny: It don't seem to me like there's a reason to treat two Negroes so nicely. I mean, clearly we ain't got a pot nor much of a drink to make piss with. Pardon my French.
Levy: Look, man, with me it's pretty simple. I dig people who love each other. Black, white. Green, purple. It doesn't even matter to me. Just spread the love, you know?
In addition, there are text cards in the film as the Baldwin quote at the beginning and the ending one here on plea bargaining which is a hot debate on false accusations in our failed justice system, as :
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