Pascal played Pietro Alvarez in “If Beale Street Could Talk” (2018), his highest-rated film.
Rotten Tomatoes score: 95%
Summary: Adapted from the James Baldwin novel, the drama set in 1970s Harlem follows a young couple Tish (KiKi Layne) and Fonny (Stephan James) as they navigate the unthinkable when Fonny is arrested for a crime he didn’t commit. Tish aims to prove her partner’s innocence, all while being pregnant with their first child.
Pedro appeared in the film as Pietro.
With multiple Academy Award nominations, it’s clear that critics thoroughly enjoyed “If Beale Street Could Talk.”
“Jenkins’s ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ is a gorgeous, enveloping film — and one of its most poignant triumphs is how vividly it captures the depth and complication of intimacy among its black characters,” wrote Hannah Giorgis for The Atlantic.
Note: All scores were current on the date of publication and are subject to change. Films without critical ratings were not included.