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Cover (2007)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  28 October 2007 (USA)
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They are married men that are on the DL and pass HIV to their male/ female partners basically. Many of the men hide behind the vow of marriage but still desire men. The women know but have grown accustom to the extravagant lifestyle.

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Valerie Mass
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Dutch Mass (as Raz Adoti)
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Zahara Milton
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Ryan Chambers
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Detective Hicks (as Lou Gossett Jr.)
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Monica Wilson
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Kevin Wilson
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Robert Mass
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Cynda (as Mya Harrison)
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Attorney Miller (as Obba Babatunde)
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Charlotte (as Victoria Platt Tilford)
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D.A. Simmons
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Mrs. Persons
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Greg
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Nicole Mass (as Tomorrow Montgomery)
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When someone is murdered on New Year's Eve, the prime suspect is Valerie Maas, a church-going home-maker whose life unravels when she discovers that her husband of many years has been leading a double life. Her strength of character and faith keep her going as the revelation of her husband's betrayal threatens to destroy all that they have known. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, sexual situations and language, violence and some drug content | See all certifications »
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$3,600,000 (estimated)

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$30,000 (USA) (22 February 2008)

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$62,217 (USA) (29 February 2008)
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When Ryan sits down to the table in the restaurant after his scuffle with Dutch, he is only wearing one necklace, but he had a second necklace with the cross during the scuffle. When he is seated and drinking from the wine glass, he again has both necklaces on. See more »

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Great movie
28 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Cover" directed by Bill Duke is a poignant film that highlights the cause and effects of infidelity, betrayal and deception. Aunjanue Ellis does very well as the religious devoted mother and housewife who soon becomes distraught after discovering her husband's double life. Not to mention, the radiant and beautiful Vivica A. Fox as the supportive, best friend. The directing is more than suitable for the film as Bill Duke keeps the viewer guessing with his intelligent and crafty use of mystery and suspense. In addition, the film has a clever storyline that's strong enough to keep one glued to their seat. Most importantly, the storyline is well thought out ,unpredictable and original. "Cover also includes performances by Leon as the seductive and charismatic Ryan Chambers, Roger Guenveur Smith("Do The Right Thing"), Paula Jai Parker("Friday"), Louis Gossett Jr, and Clifton Davis from the 1970s TV sitcom "That's My Mama". I highly recommend this film. 8/10.


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