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If Beale Street could talk / written for the screen and directed by Barry Jenkins ; produced by Adele Romanski, Sara Murphy, Barry Jenkins, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; Annapurna Pictures presents ; a Plan B Entertainment production ; a Pastel production.

Jenkins, Barry, 1979- (film director,, screenwriter,, film producer.). Romanski, Adele, (film producer.). Murphy, Sara (Film producer), (film producer.). Gardner, Dede, (film producer.). Kleiner, Jeremy, (film producer.). Layne, KiKi, (actor.). James, Stephan, 1993- (actor.). Domingo, Colman, (actor.). Parris, Teyonah, (actor.). Beach, Michael, (actor.). Ellis, Aunjanue, (actor.). Franco, Dave, 1985- (actor.). Pascal, Pedro, (actor.). Rios, Emily, 1989- (actor.). Skrein, Ed, 1983- (actor.). Wittrock, Finn, 1984- (actor.). Henry, Brian Tyree, (actor.). King, Regina, (actor.). Baldwin, James, 1924-1987 Motion picture adaptation of (work): If Beale Street could talk. (Added Author). Annapurna Pictures, (presenter.). Plan B Entertainment, (production company.). Pastel (Firm), (production company.). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., (publisher.). KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Michael Beach, Aunjanue Ellis, Dave Franco, Diego Luna, Pedro Pascal, Emily Rios, Ed Skrein, Finn Wittrock, Brian Tyree Henry, Regina King. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
  • 5 of 5 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library DVD (Text) 33062009130791 Adult DVD Fiction Available -
Bethlehem South Side Branch DVD (Text) 33062009158610 Adult DVD Fiction Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by James Baldwin.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
Wide screen (2.00:1).
Special features: Commentary with Barry Jenkins; deleted scenes; If Beale Street could talk: poetry in motion; gallery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, James Laxton ; editors, Joi McMillon, Nat Sanders ; music, Nicholas Britell.
Participant or Performer Note:
KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Michael Beach, Aunjanue Ellis, Dave Franco, Diego Luna, Pedro Pascal, Emily Rios, Ed Skrein, Finn Wittrock, Brian Tyree Henry, Regina King.
Summary, etc.:
A timeless love story set in early 1970s Harlem involving newly engaged nineteen-year- old Tish and her fiance Fonny who have a beautiful future ahead. But their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. Now the pair and their families must fight for justice in the name of love and the promise of the American dream.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for language and some sexual content.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; wide screen (2.00:1); Dolby digital 5.1; described video.
Language Note:
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video.
Subject: Baldwin, James, 1924-1987. If Beale Street could talk > Film adaptations.
African Americans > Drama.
Pregnant women > Drama.
False arrest > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Romance films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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