Jason’s Lyric (1994)
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, Clarence Whitmore, Rushion McDonald, Curtis von Burrell, Bebe Drake, Kenneth Randle, Wayne Dehart, Sean Hutchinson, Burleigh Moore, Olivia Gatewood, Ronald Lee, Ambrosio Guerra, Michon Benson, Erma DeMart, Jaye Delai Robinson, Suzanne Mari, Dwain Woodfork, Avery Dale Goodman, Sandra ‘Pepa’ Denton, Bill Travis, Big Black, 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.