The movie is based on Ntozake Shange's play "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf." Unlike the original play which featured only 7 women known by colors performing the collection of 20 poems, the movie has given each of the 20 characters names. Each of the poems deal with intense issues that particularly impact women in a thought-provoking commentary on what it means to be a female of color in the world. Written by
Many voices. One poem.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for some disturbing violence including a rape, sexual content and language
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5 November 2010 (USA)
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Also Known As:
For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf
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Opening Weekend USA: $19,497,324,
7 November 2010, Wide Release
Gross USA: $37,721,949, 16 January 2011
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Another song with no singers, lyrics... no voices. Unseen performances...
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Written by Bosco Mann
(as B. Mann), Sharon Jones
(as S. Jones), Homer Steinweiss
(as H. Steinweiss), Neal Sugarman
(as N. Sugarman) and Thomas R. Brenneck
(as T. Brenneck)
Performed by Sharon Jones
& The Dap-Kings
(as The Dap-Kings)
Published by Boscosound (BMI), Treatsound Music (BMI), Songs from Defend (BMI) and Songs of Kobalt (BMI)
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