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The story of a young man, Jason (Allen Payne) who must confront his trauma-induced insecurity about love, as well as a sense of owed responsibility to his mother and troubled brother Joshua (Bokeem Woodbine). Jason, an assistant manager and sales clerk at an electronics store, falls in love with Lyric (Jada Pinkett Smith) and finds happiness, but his family history and mentally ill war veteran father, Maddog (Forest Whitaker) plague his life's plans before he can leave it all for a better life.Written by
The Soul food restaurant from the movie is now located near the campus of Texas Southern University. See more »
The bank and the bank parking lot during the robbery scene are not in the same location; the parking lot is located in the Eleanor Tinsley Park complex off Allen Parkway west of Downtown Houston. The Bank is located inside Loop 610 in the Heights between T.C. Jester and Airline Drive, about 5 miles from downtown. See more »
[after he and Lyric travel to the bayou]
Damn, it's quiet out here! I should've brought my radio.
No, it's not quiet. It's full of music. Just listen.
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US unrated video release is billed as "Special, sexy unrated version" and features 1 minute of additional sex footage not present in the original theatrical version. See more »
The most personally captivating movie since "Imitation of Life".
All of the characters had a back history. I could see the cause and effect (why the characters were the way they were) in the film. The actors were believable. Each time I watch it (at least twice a week), I see something new. "Jason's Lyric" has inspired me to get on the bus and stop watching it go past. The symbolism in the movie was refreshing. The cinematography was excellent as well, every part of the film enhanced the whole. "Jason" gave me hope that a man can commit in a relationship; he just has to want to do it. He made me dream again of lovely words and warm embraces. "Lyric" assured me that closing up was not the answer but trying to love again is the way to get the magic back....
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