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The Inkwell (1994)

 -  Romance | Comedy | Drama  -  22 April 1994 (USA)
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In 1976, Drew Tate is a young teenager who has trouble dealing with life after he accidentally sets his house on fire. His parents Kenny and Brenda decide to go to Martha's Vineyard to ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Drew Tate
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Kenny Tate
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Brenda Tate
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Spencer Phillips
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Francis Phillips
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Heather Lee (as Adrienne-Joi Johnson)
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Harold Lee
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Lauren Kelly (as Jada Pinkett)
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Evelyn
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Dr. Wade
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Darryl
Perry Moore ...
Moe
Akia Victor ...
Charlene
Aaron Griffin ...
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In 1976, Drew Tate is a young teenager who has trouble dealing with life after he accidentally sets his house on fire. His parents Kenny and Brenda decide to go to Martha's Vineyard to spend Fourth of July weekend with Brenda's sister Francis, Francis' black Republican husband Spencer and their son Junior. While there Drew falls for a self centered girl named Lauren and befriends a married lady named Heather. While on their vacation, Drew deals with his parents attempts to save their marriage as well as with his own troubles. Eventually all of this leads to a life changing event for Drew as well as his parents. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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Summer's Never Been So Much Fun!

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Romance | Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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22 April 1994 (USA)  »

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Drew's Inkwell  »

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$8,880,705 (USA)
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Trivia

Writer Trey Ellis hated the finished version of the film and had his name replaced the fictitious Tom Ricostronza. "Ricostronza" is Italian for "rich bitch". See more »


Soundtracks

Devil's Workshop
Written by Louis Risbrook and William Risbrook
Performed by B.T. Express
Courtesy of Roadshow Music Corp.
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Virgin City
16 February 2003 | by (east orange, new jersey) – See all my reviews

I enjoy watching movies that reflect back to the 70s,but as for Larenz Tate character in the movie to me seems kinda wierd. In comparison to the year before with "Menace to Society" were he play a ruthless gangster. In this movie he portrays a shy young man who travels to Martha's Vineyard with his parents in the summer of 1976. He carries a doll with him through have of the movie,get shoved to the floor by a guy who's dancing with a girl he's interested in,and gets stood up by Jada Pinkett who went back to her ex-boyfriend. Talk about a 360 in character. Still a good movie but I think it's more of a home situated movie then going to the theaters. As for Larenz Tate the best part of the movie for him is he learn how a man feels when making love to a woman.


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