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Juanita (2019)

TV-MA | | Drama | 8 March 2019 (USA)
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Fed up with her life, Juanita leaves her grown kids behind and hits the road in search of a fresh start.

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
Acoryé 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 life, Juanita leaves her grown kids behind and hits the road in search of a fresh start.

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Drama

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Trivia

Location information says Redford Virginia, map pinned to Radford Virgina. Both are incorrect, it is Bedford 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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Walking Holy
Performed by Eagle Calf Singers
Written by Larry Ground
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How was the book?
12 March 2019 | by vmbelfordSee all my reviews

Saw this on Netflix. It struck me as a terrific idea for a movie, which was turned into a disjointed mess, badly directed and edited! It makes me want to read the book, "Dancing On The Edge Of The Roof"!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

8 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Petersburg, Virginia, USA See more »

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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