Golden Globe Winner MOONLIGHT Opens in Irish Cinemas Today

Posted February 17, 2017 by Suzanne Murray in News

Wildcard Distribution is delighted to be supporting the release of the Golden Globe-winning and Oscar-nominated MOONLIGHT in cinemas this weekend.

Winner of the Best Picture accolade at the recent Golden Globes MOONLIGHT is a timeless story of human self-discovery and connection which chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighbourhood of Miami.

Directed by Barry Jenkins and starring Alex Hibbert, Ashton Sanders, Mahershala Ali, Naomi Harris, Trevante Rhodes the film is nominated for eight Academy Awards in the categories of Best Picture, Directing, Cinematography, Film Editing, Original Score, Adapted Screenplay, Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali) and Supporting Actress (Naomi Harris).

The film has been praised by critics and audiences alike receiving five star reviews with the Irish Times calling it “a near-perfect film” while says it’s “astounding”.

The film goes on release in Cineworld, the Irish Film Institute and the Light House Cinema in Dublin and Queens Film Theatre in Belfast with more cinemas tbc.