Director: Kasi Lemmons

Writer(s): Kasi Lemmons

Starring: Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Meagan Good, Lynn Whitfield, Samuel L. Jackson, Debbi Morgan, Jake Smollett, Ethel Ayler, Diahann Carroll, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Roger Guenveur Smith, Lisa Nicole Carson, Branford Marsalis, Afonda Colbert, Lola Dalferes, Marcus Lyle Brown, Alverta Perkins Dunigan, Ron Flagge, Sharon K. London, Carol Sutton, Victoria Rowell, Oneal A. Isaac, Julian Dalcour, Leonard L. Thomas, Allen Toussaint, Billie Neal, Tamara Tunie, 2Meka Diaz, Beaux Sedwick, Greta Valenti

Unknown: Afonda Colbert (Henrietta), Lola Dalferes (Lynette), Alverta Perkins Dunigan (Paige). I never hear those character names mentioned in the movie. I will have to check out the director’s cut.

Synopsis: The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive female patients. One night Louis trysts with married and sexy Metty Mereaux, not knowing that he is observed by his youngest daughter Eve, who is there by accident. Eve can not forget the traumatic incident and shares a secret with older sister Cisely. Lies start to roll…

Release Date: November 7, 1997 (USA) | Length: 109 min | Genre: Drama | MPAA Rating: Rated R for sexuality and language.


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