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Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. (1992)

 -  Drama  -  19 March 1993 (USA)
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Chantel Mitchell (Ariyan Johnson), a hip, articulate, black high-school girl in Brooklyn, is determined not to become "just another girl on the IRT" (the IRT is one of NYC's subway lines). ... See full summary »

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Chantel Mitchell
Kevin Thigpen ...
Tyrone
Ebony Jerido ...
Natete
Chequita Jackson ...
Paula
Jerard Washington ...
Gerard
Tony Wilkes ...
Owen Mitchell
Karen Robinson ...
Debra Mitchell
Johnny Roses ...
Mr. Weinberg
Kisha Richardson ...
Lavonica
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Denisha
Wendell Moore ...
Mr. Moore
William Badgett ...
Cedric
Laura Ross ...
Woman Customer
Rasha Mella ...
Woman in Welfare Office (as Rashmella)
Ron L. Cox ...
Clinic Doctor
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Chantel Mitchell (Ariyan Johnson), a hip, articulate, black high-school girl in Brooklyn, is determined not to become "just another girl on the IRT" (the IRT is one of NYC's subway lines). She dreams of medical school, a family, and an escape from the generational poverty and street-corner life her friends seem to have accepted as their lot. But personal and sexual challenges confront Chantel on her way to fulfilling these dreams. Written by Fred Goodridge

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The initials "I.R.T." in the film's title stand for "Interborough Rapid Transit", which refers to a number of New York City's subway systems. Despite the title, however, there is only one scene where Chantel Mitchell is seen in the subway. See more »

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Great Debut
28 September 2000 | by (Indiana) – See all my reviews

This project was done away from Hollywood. In "Just Another Girl..." it focuses on an aspiring college bound student. Who has to cope with her plans being detoured.

The characters were a little materialistic. Question: is someone that drives a Benz, Bimmer or an SUV more man than someone who rides the subway? Go figure! Though this story had an urban theme; it did not have a plot that revolved around violence, guns and drugs. Because Leslie Harris didn't go the Hollywood route; the big screen depiction of her story was told how SHE wanted it to be told. She did not compromise her craft; which justifies why the film made a killing in the after market!


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