Beyond the Lights was one of the most underrated films of 2014. It went mostly went under the radar due to poor marketing, but it was a critical success. It shows how love can be life saving, even if people do not approve of it.
The pressures of fame have superstar singer Noni on the edge, until she meets Kaz, a young cop who works to help her find the courage to develop her own voice and break free to become the artist she was meant to be.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw – Noni Jean
Minnie Driver – Macy Jean
Nate Parker – Kaz Nicol
Danny Glover – Captain David Nicol
Machine Gun Kelly – Kid Culprit
Jordan Belfi – Steve Sams
Hayley Marie Norman – Shai
Tom Wright – Reverend Brown
Director/Writer – Gina Prince-Bythewood
Beyond the Lights is available here.