Best Moonlight Movie Quotes
Directed by: Barry Jenkins
Written by: Barry Jenkins, Tarell Alvin McCraney
Starring: Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Trevante Rhodes
Released on: November 18, 2016
Taglines: This is the story of a lifetime.
I got you a promise. Never let you go.
You ain't got to love me, but you gonna know that I love you.
You're my only. I'm your only.
Ok. Let your head rest in my hand. Relax. I got you. I promise. I won't let you go. Hey man. I got you. There you go. Ten Seconds. Right there. You in the middle of the world.
Juan : At some point you've got to decide who wanna be.
Juan : Can't let nobody make that decision for you.
Juan : Let me tell you something, man. There are black people everywhere. You remember that, okay? No place you can go in the world ain't got no black people, we was the first on this planet.
Juan : I've been here a long time. I'm from Cuba. Lotta black folks in Cuba. You wouldn't know that from being here, though. I was a wild little shorty, man. Just like you. Running around with no shoes on, when the moon was out. This one time, I ran by this old... this old lady. I was runnin' and hollerin', and cuttin' a fool, boy. This old lady, she stopped me. She said...
Juan : "Runnin' around, catching up all that light. In moonlight, black boys look blue. You blue, that's what I'm gon' call you. 'Blue'."
Little : So your name 'Blue'?
Juan : Nah.
Juan : At some point, you gotta decide for yourself who you gonna be. Can't let nobody make that decision for you.
Teresa : Aright. Water for me, and a little gin for you.
Teresa : Boy please. I know Juan used to give you that gin, but we ain't doing that up in here Chiron.
Teresa : You don't think my joke was funny?
Teresa : What's wrong?
Chiron : Nothing. I'm good.
Teresa : No. I done seen good, and you ain't it.
Teresa : Stop putting yo' head down in my house! You know my rule. It's all love and all pride in this house! Do you feel me?
Teresa : I can't hear you. Do you feel me?
Chiron : Yeah.
Teresa : Okay.
Chiron : I feel you.
Teresa : Aright.
You ever see the way he walk? You're gonna tell him why the other boys kick his ass all the time?
DON'T LOOK AT ME!
Paula : I need some money.
Chiron : For what?
Paula : That's my business! Don't you ask me no shit like that!
Chiron : I don't have any money.
Paula : No, no, don't lie to me boy! I'm your mama! That bitch over there ain't no kin yeah? I'm your blood! Remember?
Paula : I ain't feeling good. I need something to help me out.
Paula : Come on baby. Come on baby.
Paula : Where did you go last night?
Chiron : Why?
Paula : Well, I'm your mama ain't I?
Paula : I messed up. I fucked it all the way up. I know that. But your heart ain't gotta be black like mine, baby. I love you, Chiron. I do. I love you, baby. I mean, you ain't gotta love me. Lord knows I did not have love for you when you needed it, I know that. So you ain't gotta love me; but you gon' know that I love you. You hear? You hear me, Chiron?
Black : I hate you, Momma.
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