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I'm Through with White Girls (The Inevitable Undoing of Jay Brooks) -- Jay Brooks is that black guy who digs indie rock, graphic novels, and dates white chicks. After a slew of bad break-ups...

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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Courtney Lilly (written by)
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It's not you. It's him.
Plot:
Jay Brooks is that black guy who digs indie rock, graphic novels, and dates white chicks. After a slew of bad break-ups... See more » | Full synopsis »
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3 wins See more »
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User Reviews:
What We Need More Of.... See more (30 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Anthony Montgomery ... Jay Brooks

Ryan Alosio ... Matt McKenzie

Lia Johnson ... Catherine Williamson

Lamman Rucker ... Drake Moore

Kellee Stewart ... J.C. Evans

Lisa Brenner ... Molly

Johnny Brown ... Sam Moore
Esther Scott ... Hester

Richard Lawson ... James Evans
Ann Weldon ... Julie Evans

Alaina Reed-Hall ... Jerri Moore

Lynn Chen ... Candace
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sekou Andrews ... Cousin #2
Gabrielle Castellini ... Cindy

Cassandra Creech ... Tamiko
Susan Dalian ... Jada
Sarah Livingston Evans ... White girl on bus
Lindsay Frame ... Woman In Bar
John H. Freeland Jr. ... Old Man in Bar

Matt Gorrek ... Record Store Clerk

Kyra Groves ... Nadeen
Jen Hogan ... Beth (as Jennifer Hogan)

Emilie Jacobs ... Erin

Phyllis Johnson ... Evans Caterer
Dwight Jones ... Wedding Guest

Cirroc Lofton ... Nick

Heidi Mages ... Christy
Lorelei Mahoney ... Shyna
Brooke Michael ... Lounge Singer
Aimee Miles ... Thelma

Nafeesa Monroe ... Detria
Mimi Moss ... Girl on the Bus

Marcus Patrick ... Michael

Wil Philip ... Sigmund (as William Philip)

Dionne Phillips ... Cheryl

Tara Platt ... Rachel

Camilla Rantsen ... Tammy

Richard John Reliford ... Wedding Guest

Paul Renteria ... Ruby Room Bartender
Micheal David Ricks ... Pooh Bear

Chip Sickler ... Keenan
Troy Terashita ... Hot Asian Dancer

Lisa Tharps ... Celeste

Carla Toutz ... Monica

Jeff Wadlow ... Billy

Jimmy Walker Jr. ... Old Man in Bathroom
Robert Wheeler ... Card Dealer
Dimiceo Youngblood ... Cousin #1

Directed by
Jennifer Sharp 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Courtney Lilly (written by)

Produced by
Chris Adams .... producer
Lia Johnson .... producer
Phyllis Johnson .... executive producer
Stefanie Pressler .... associate producer
Camilla Rantsen .... producer
Fabien Recoura .... associate producer
Devin Reeve .... co-producer
Jennifer Yee .... line producer
 
Cinematography by
Jacob Pinger 
 
Film Editing by
Tom Huang 
Jennifer Sharp 
 
Production Design by
Phillip Boutte Jr. 
 
Costume Design by
Marcia Zigler 
 
Makeup Department
Letty Oswald .... assistant makeup artist
Grace Phillips .... key makeup artist
Octavio Solis .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Brinton Bryan .... first assistant director
Carey Field .... second second assistant director
Michael Kaleta .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Pedro Aguilera .... property master
 
Sound Department
Lorita de la Cerna .... foley mixer
Michael Farnan .... sound re-recording mixer
Evan Freeman .... sound mixer
Rick Owens .... foley artist
Mark Patino .... sound mixer
Andy Theiss .... boom operator
 
Visual Effects by
Chris Adams .... post production supervisor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jay Aebi .... grip
Tiffany Aug .... first assistant camera
Christopher Chambers .... cinematographer: second unit (as Chris Chambers)
Christopher Chambers .... gaffer (as Chris Chambers)
Beth Charlesworth .... assistant camera
Brian Fletcher .... best boy electric
Joey Levy .... grip
Robert McFall .... grip
David Thomas .... second assistant camera
Gregg Thompson .... key grip
 
Editorial Department
Patrick Woodard .... colorist
 
Music Department
Travis Moore .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Shelley Marie Brown .... promotions
Brian Corpuz .... production assistant
Scott Covington .... production assistant
Ryan Mead .... production assistant
Elizabeth Rypel .... production assistant
 

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Additional Details

MPAA:
Rated R for language, including some sexual references
Runtime:
USA:93 min
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Quotes:
Jay Brooks:[trying to get Catherine to go out whith him] What you want me to beg?
Matt McKenzie:Yea well ok. Let's hear some begging.
Jay Brooks:Are you serious. I'll play along. What you want Mars Blackmon or James Brown?
Matt McKenzie:Ah a man of genre. I don't know you well enough for James Brown so Mars Blackmon.
Jay Brooks:Please baby baby please.
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
What We Need More Of...., 22 December 2008
Author: cddickens from United States

Why 9 out of 10? Because we don't see enough depictions of Black men like this in the movies. This movie won't win any awards, Jay is a nerd and goofy, but this is a really cool movie. I am so tired of all the romantic comedy movies going to the same "Adonis" white guy or the same goof-ball comedic white guy. Black men are more complex than all the ghetto-bangin' bull that we always get on screen. There were no guns, no woman got called, "bitch" and no scenes of police arrests. Yes, this movie is entertaining and worth giving a view. The title is more of a commentary on the "misfit" Black guy who is really good at the core, but just lost in the shuffle of stereotypes that seek to define him without giving him the benefit of the doubt. Stereotypes that he feels that he must maintain in order to have a sense of his own Blackness. In the end he has to decide whether to cross that chasm and go for something true or stay stuck in his own comfortable adolescent musings. Give this movie a try and leave your preconceptions at the door.

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