The story of Nola Darling's simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men is told by her and by her partners and other friends. All three men wanted her to commit solely to them; Nola resists being "owned" by a single partner.Written by
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During a 2017 interview on NPR's "Fresh Air", Spike Lee said the famous "Please baby please baby please" line was not in the script. Lee forgot the lines after "Please baby" and kept repeating it. Since it played so well, he kept it in the movie. See more »
[begging Nola not to dump him]
Please baby, pleasebaby, please baby, baby baby please!
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"There are no jericurls and no drugs in this movie!" See more »
Thoroughly enjoyable 90 minutes in the quirky company of Spike Lee and his cast of weirdos. The male characters (Nora's three lovers) are all inadequate in their way, so it is hardly surprising that Nora needs several such men to satisfy her.
If men behave the way Nora behaves, it is seen as a sign of virility, whereas Nora is more or less sent to the shrink because her behaviour is so out of line.
But this is mostly comedy so you can put aside the "is it feminist, is it misogynist?" stuff and enjoy it for what it is - an unusually good low budget movie.
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