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Funny Valentines (1999)

A woman returns to her home town to sort out her troubled marriage and finds new happiness in the rekindling of a broken friendship with her cousin.

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Joyce May
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Dearie B.
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Ethel B.
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Dr. Thomas Holder
Peter Jay Fernandez ...
Danny
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Lauren
Kajuana S. Marie ...
Gail (as Kajuana Shuford)
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Brenda
Chris Dunn ...
Eobert Earl (as Christopher Dunn)
Debra Terry ...
Mrs. Watts
Von Coulter ...
Troy Watts
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Ephraim Lee
Christopher Ryan Dunn ...
Robert Earl (as Chris Dunn)
Ruth Beckford ...
Mrs. Coleman
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Young Dearie B.
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A woman returns to her home town to sort out her troubled marriage and finds new happiness in the rekindling of a broken friendship with her cousin.

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This second movie that featured both Alfre Woodard and Loretta Devine. Their first movie they did together was "Down In The Delta". See more »

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Joyce May: Now, I remember something I once read. Of all the treasures in the world, there is nothing more precious than giving someone a piece of your heart.
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A warm hearted feel good drama for the ladies
29 December 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Funny Valentines" tells of a well to do middle aged wife and mother of two daughters who returns to her rural southern roots when she learns her husband is cheating on her only to resurrect old issues while discovering new ones. "FV" is a syrupy feel good chick flick which will likely make the sentimentalists laugh through tears while the realists are gagging and changing channels. A good production with good talent, the film deserves credit for doing what it does well and carving out a particularly delightful character in Dearie B (Devine). (B-)


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