Director: Doug McHenry

Writer(s): Bobby Smith Jr.

Starring: Allen Payne, Jada Pinkett Smith, Bokeem Woodbine, Anthony ‘Treach’ Criss, Eddie Griffin, Suzzanne Douglas, Lisa Nicole Carson, Lahmard J. Tate, Forest Whitaker, Asheamu Earl Randle (teddy), Clarence Whitmore (elmo), Rushion McDonald, Curtis von Burrell (darryl), Bebe Drake, Kenneth Randle (leroy), Wayne Dehart, Sean Hutchinson (jason 11), Burleigh Moore (joshua 8), Olivia Gatewood (carjack victim), Ronald Lee, Ambrosio Guerra, Michon Benson (black girl), Erma DeMart (erma), Jaye Delai Robinson (clown), Suzanne Mari, Dwain Woodfork (bus driver), Avery Dale Goodman (jazz player), Sandra ‘Pepa’ Denton, Bill Travis (B.T), Big Black (herself), Lew Temple

Synopsis: 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.

Release Date: September 28, 1994 (USA) | Length: 119 min | Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance | MPAA Rating: Unrated

Note: I need to watch the film to better identify people.

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