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Black Girl (1972)

 -  Drama  -  9 November 1972 (USA)
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An aspiring dancer and her wicked sister's resent their mother's love for a foster daughter.

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An aspiring dancer and her wicked sister's resent their mother's love for a foster daughter.

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She's got to cut it... or cut out. See more »

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Mama Rose: [Netta is at the top of the church stairs with a big bouquet of flowers behind her. Rose turns around and sees her and walks towards the stairs to her and gives her a hug] Something told me to look up here.
Netta: You better hurry up and get your mother's day surprise.
[Rose hurries her into the upstairs room]
Netta: A lot of jealous eyes been looking at them.
[She presents her bouquet to Rose]
Mama Rose: OH, look what my sweet daughter went and gave me!
[she smells them]
Mama Rose: You got them laced just right!
[she hugs Netta]
Mama Rose: ...
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This Movie Was A Trip!!
5 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Loved it! Loved it! Were some of the best movies made in the 1970's or what? The characters in this film were so real and foul-mouthed, it moved me. I was just a baby when this movie was made, but I could relate to the story. I caught the second half of this movie and could not move, it was so entertaining and well written. This is the type of movie our culture lacks today- Content. I have to have this movie in my DVD collection! I really would like to see more movies like this in theaters and on television. There was an underlying message amidst the great acting skills of the characters. My favorite characters were Norma and Billie Jean. I gotta see this movie again to catch the first half and get the overall message...


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