Opinion | Why ‘Moonlight’ resonated as strongly with me as ‘Brokeback Mountain’ did 12 years ago
Each film is a powerful love story beautifully rendered with understated grace.

“They’re love stories, particularly involving two heteronormative or cisgendered men, for sure,” he told me by phone after having landed back in Los Angeles from London. And then he added more context to my theory by pointing to the prominence of the outdoors in “Brokeback Mountain.” McCraney said the film resonated “because that movie was so rooted in that place that you can feel the specificity and the experience.”

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