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Juanita (2019)

TV-MA | | Drama | 8 March 2019 (USA)
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Fed up with her deadbeat grown kids and marginal urban existence, Juanita takes a Greyhound bus to Paper Moon, Montana where she reinvents herself and finds her mojo.

Director:

Clark Johnson

Writers:

Roderick M. Spencer (screenplay), Sheila Williams (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alfre Woodard ... Juanita
Bonnie Johnson ... Ms. Berman
Jordan Nia Elizabeth ... Bertie
Acorye' White ... Rashawn
Blair Underwood ... Blair Underwood
Michael Jones Sr. Michael Jones Sr. ... Man on Bus Bench
Marcus Henderson ... Randy
LaTanya Richardson Jackson ... Kay-Rita
Anthony Matheson Anthony Matheson ... Conga Drummer
Katie Killacky ... Ticket Seller
Taborah Johnson ... Passenger
Brian K. Landis ... Bus Driver
Ashlie Atkinson ... Peaches
Lindsley Register ... Candice
Donald 'Spec' Campen Jr. Donald 'Spec' Campen Jr. ... Old Guy (as Donald 'Spec' Campen)
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Fed up with her deadbeat grown kids and marginal urban existence, Juanita takes a Greyhound bus to Paper Moon, Montana where she reinvents herself and finds her mojo.

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

8 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Χουανίτα See more »

Filming Locations:

Petersburg, Virginia, USA See more »

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

All of the scenes set on Ohio and Montana were actually filmed in Virginia. See more »

Quotes

Peaches: Juanita, I gotta ask you something. Why did you get on that bus in the first place?
Juanita: 'Cause if I'd have stayed, I'd end up hating the people I'm supposed to love.
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Soundtracks

Wistful Wondering
Performed by Jason Michael Webb
Written by Jason Michael Webb (as Jason M. Webb)
Courtesy of Masterphonic
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Interesting
9 March 2019 | by HippieMoon94See all my reviews

It's an interesting movie to say the least. The characters are flawed yet relatable, and some of the subjects touched on are quite heavy. I like that the solutions are simple and not too far drawn out. I also like that it deals with the struggle of remembering to take care of yourself amidst the various struggles that life throws at you. I liked the concept of the movie, and the actors. I enjoyed some of the more heavy situations, as well as the quirky and carefree ones. However, at times the direction did feel a little "choppy" for lack of a better word. At times, it felt like there were relationships and topics that should have been more fleshed out to ease some of the transitions. By the end, I felt like what I just watched was good enough but there just wasn't enough of it to fulfill me completely.


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