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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Thandie Newton
Whoopi Goldberg
Janet Jackson
Directors
Tyler Perry
Screenwriters
Tyler Perry
Running Time
133 minutes

For Colored Girls
Tyler Perry drama


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For Colored Girls

Plot
Nine African-American women deal with the challenges and personal conflicts of their lives.


Verdict
Tyler Perry's drama is beautifully acted but Ntozake Shange's multiple, interlocking narratives ultimately defy his efforts to bring them to the screen.


Reviewed by Simon Braund

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