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Tim Alexander (writer)
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Tagline:
Now It's Black Men's Turn To Exhale
Plot:
A humorous and deep look into why relationships fail to work from the point of view of a good black man. It is part scripted and a series of interviews with real people from across the country. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Jimmy Jean-Louis ... James
Paula Lema ... Tonya
Tim Alexander ... Interviewer / Speaker / Host
Natasha M. Dixon ... Bridgette

Anika C. McFall ... Juanita The Blind Date
Shavsha Israel ... Linda
Shavonne Sciarillo ... Joy

Alex Morris ... Alex
Krista Woods ... Girl in Pink
Tamika Pough ... Girl in Green
Ricky Jones ... The Nice Guy
Valerie Davis ... Woman In Green

Vanessa Paul ... Woman In Peach
John Webb ... Young Thug Guy
Robynne Young ... Wants A Man Girl
Solomon Israel ... Bridgette's Son
Kenneth M. Herbs ... Abusive Man
Carl W. Stewart Sr. ... Pastor (as Bishop Carl W. Stewart Sr.)
Emmanuel Temple Apostolic ... The Church Congregation
Cierra Lockett ... Little Lena

Jason E. Kelley ... Basketball Buddy

Adolph Coleman ... Black Shirt Basketball Buddy

Troy Winbush ... Man In Black Suit At Club
Corey Cook ... Man In Lt. Blue Shirt At Club
Charese Mongiello ... Bar Waitress A Club
Kimmarie Johnson ... Sexy Woman At Club (as Kim Marie Johnson)
James 'B-Tip' Brown ... Bartender Club #1
Angela LaValley ... Manager

Dave Fennoy ... Guy with Dreads

Jon Bessire ... The White Guy
Karl Butts ... The Asian Lover

Debbie Castine ... The Doctor Date

Carla Sanchez ... Girl in Pink At Bar
David Gueringer ... Guy Drinking In Background
William D. Sanford ... Bartender #2 Bar
Sandra Tran ... Asian Date

Gabriel Corbin ... Male Friend At Dance Club

Alessandra Benjamin ... Girl At Dance Club

Shannon Kane ... Hot Bad Girl At Bar
Jama Williams ... Woman In Red Date
Michelle Kopacz ... Ms. Independent
Melissa Labatut ... Blonde Restaurant Date
Mari Mascaro ... Red Hair Girl With Jerk Guy

Scott Mervine ... Donnie The Jerk Guy
Dacia James ... Angela
The People Across America ... Interviewees
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Chantille Boudousque ... White Girl
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Directed by
Tim Alexander 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tim Alexander  writer

Produced by
Tim Alexander .... executive producer
Tim Alexander .... line producer
Tim Alexander .... producer
David Gueringer .... associate producer
Mohsen Saeedy .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Tim Alexander 
 
Cinematography by
Tim Alexander 
 
Film Editing by
Tim Alexander 
 
Casting by
Tim Alexander 
 
Production Design by
Tim Alexander 
 
Set Decoration by
Tim Alexander 
 
Makeup Department
Tim Alexander .... makeup artist
Tim Alexander .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Tim Alexander .... executive in charge of production
 
Art Department
Tim Alexander .... props
 
Sound Department
Tim Alexander .... sound recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tim Alexander .... camera operator
Tim Alexander .... lighting technician
Tim Alexander .... still photographer
Christopher Mills .... efp camera
 
Casting Department
Tim Alexander .... casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tim Alexander .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Tim Alexander .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Rae Lockett .... assistant to producer
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for pervasive language including sexual references (director's cut)
Runtime:
USA:108 min
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USA:R (director's cut)
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Trivia:
Tim Alexander started his career as a fashion photographer with no real experience as a filmmaker. After a life of making bad choices in the women he chose to deal with, he decided to make this film, by himself as a crew of one, to show the world the challenges a good man has in a relationship. It was a personal challenge to tell his personal story through the lead character Jimmy Jean-Louis. Tim is now happily married with twin sons.See more »
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4 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Great movie, great message, 29 May 2010
Author: msgem from United States

Tim Alexander's movie can show young black women who don't want to make the mistake of "living and learning" that there are good black men out there.

It is the job of the elder generation to share their experiences and show the young folk how to avoid making the same mistakes and have a better understanding of each other..who should not want that.

Loving each other should not be this hard..

Tim has taken on the job, out of love to try and wake up the village.

You sure won't see any movie of this importance to the community coming out of Hollywood.

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