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She's Gotta Have It ()


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Story of a woman and her three lovers.

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Nola Darling
Tommy Redmond Hicks ...
Jamie Overstreet
John Canada Terrell ...
Greer Childs (as John Terrell)
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Mars Blackmon
Raye Dowell ...
Opal Gilstrap
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Clorinda Bradford
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Doctor Jamison (as Epatha Merkinson)
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Sonny Darling
Cheryl Burr ...
Ava
Aaron Dugger ...
Noble
Stephanie Covington ...
Keva
Renata Cobbs ...
Shawn
Cheryl D. Singleton ...
Toby (as Cheryl Singleton)
Monty Ross ...
Dog 1
Tiziano Cortini ...
Dog 2 (as Lewis Jordan)
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Dog 3
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Dog 4 (as Reggie Hudlin)
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Dog 5
Marcus Turner ...
Dog 6
Gerard Brown ...
Dog 7
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Dog 8 (as Ernest Dickerson)
Eric Wilkins ...
Dog 9
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Dog 10 (as Fab Five Freddy Braithwaite)
Scott Sillers ...
Dog 11
Geoffrey Garfield ...
Dog 12
Kathy Banks ...
Receptionist
Steve Nicks ...
Soundman
Pamm R. Jackson ...
Female Walk On (as Pamm Jackson)

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Spike Lee

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Spike Lee ... (written by)

Produced by

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Pamm R. Jackson ... associate producer (as Pamm Jackson)
Spike Lee ... producer (as Shelton J. Lee)

Music by

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Bill Lee

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Ernest R. Dickerson ... (as Ernest Dickerson)

Film Editing by

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Spike Lee

Editorial Department

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Dave Pultz ... color timer (uncredited)

Production Design by

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Wynn Thomas

Art Direction by

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Ron Paley

Costume Design by

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John Michael Reefer

Production Management

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Monty Ross ... production supervisor

Art Department

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Tom Gilmour ... art department assistant
Clarence P. Jones Jr. ... set dresser (as Clarence Jones)
Beth Kuhn ... scenic artist
Naomi Weinstein ... art department assistant

Sound Department

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Barry Alexander Brown ... sound designer
Robert Cardelli ... sound effects editor (as Bob Cardelli)
Carol Everson ... sound recordist
Eugene Gearty ... sound effects editor
Athan Gigakos ... sound mixer (as Athens Giggiakos)
Paul Holzman ... sound recordist
Wayne Koehler ... assistant sound engineer
Alan Mintz ... foley artist
Steve Ning ... sound recordist
Marcus Turner ... boom operator
Walter Willemstad ... adr engineer / foley engineer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Roderick Giles ... key grip
Ted Heys ... second electric
Michael Hunold ... gaffer (as Mike Hunold)
David Lee ... still photographer
Frank Perl ... first assistant camera
Dean Pollack ... camera loader / second assistant camera
Frank Prinzi ... first assistant camera
Daniel Shulman ... key grip (as Dan Schulman)
Robert D. Tucker ... key grip (as Robert Tucker)
Li-Shin Yu ... first assistant camera (as Li Shin)

Music Department

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Joe Chambers ... musician: bell tree
Stanley Cowell ... musician: piano, drums percussion and glockenspiel
Virgil Jones ... musician: trumpet and flugelhorn
Bill Lee ... musician: bass
Babatunde Olatunji ... composer: additional music
Vince Traina ... music engineer / music mixer
Cedar Walton ... musician: piano
Kenny Washington ... musician: drums

Transportation Department

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John Monroe ... transportation

Other crew

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Kathy Banks ... production assistant
James Cheeseman ... piano tuner
Chris David ... production assistant
Geneva Francais ... caterer: The African Brown Bag
Clark Grain ... production assistant
Pamm R. Jackson ... promotions (as Pamm Jackson)
Susan Jacobs ... publicist
Lisa Jones ... production assistant
Loretha C. Jones ... legal services (as Loreatha Jones)
Jay Kessel ... production assistant
Sharon Langley ... production assistant
Cinqué Lee ... production assistant
David Lee ... still photograph montages
Leslie Mentel ... production assistant (as Leslie Mantel)
James Mitchell ... production assistant
Magdalena Mitchell ... key production assistant
John Pierson ... producer's representative
Edward Pryor ... production assistant
Mindy Rodman ... continuity / script supervisor
Cyril St. Aubyn ... production assistant
Davis Taylor ... production assistant

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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 James Meek

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Taglines A Seriously Sexy Comedy See more »
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Also Known As
  • Nola Darling n'en fait qu'à sa tête (France)
  • Nola Darling (Germany)
  • Nola Darling (Spain)
  • Apo kapoion tha to vrei (Greece)
  • Ей это нужно позарез (Soviet Union, Russian title)
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Runtime
  • 84 min
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Budget $175,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $28,473, 10 Aug 1986

Did You Know?

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Trivia The movie was shot in 12 days. Because the budget was so tight, there were no retakes. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Heat/Lethal Weapon/Lily Tomlin/Raising Arizona (1987). See more »
Soundtracks Nola See more »
Crazy Credits "There are no jericurls and no drugs in this movie!" See more »
Quotes Nola Darling: It's really about control, my body, my mind. Who was going to own it? Them? Or me? I'm not a one-man woman. Bottom line.
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