Promotional image for "If Beale Street Could Talk" - KiKi Layne and Stephan James with their foreheads together, with the movie title and quotes from critics in white over a brown to blue gradient

If Beale Street Could Talk

Toronto Public Library - Deer Park Branch

In early 1970s Harlem, daughter and wife-to-be Tish vividly recalls the passion, respect and trust that have connected her and her artist fiancé Alonzo Hunt, who goes by the nickname Fonny. Friends since childhood, the devoted couple dream of a future together, but their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit.

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