Cinema Updates: For Colored Girls, Together With Common Struggle

For Colored Girls is a 2010 America film commendable for every woman to watch irrespective of her race.  


The film is about a group of black women, most of who live in the same Harlem apartment building and face personal crises, heartbreak and other challenges. Crystal (Kimberly Elise) faces an unhappy existence with an abused lover. Jo (Janet Jackson) is a successful magazine editor, but her husband has a secret double life. Juanita (Loretta Devine) is a relationship counselor but cannot seem to get her love life in order. These three and others become bound together by their experiences.

Written, directed and produced by Tyler Perry, the film depicts the interconnected lives of nine women, exploring their lives and struggles as women of color. For close to two-hours viewers will get to see themselves at one point in the movie with lessons to learn.

Why Did I Get Married?: Maintaining A Solid Relationship

The film is about the difficulty of maintaining a solid relationship in modern times. Eight married college friends plus one other non-friend (all of whom have achieved middle to upper class economic status) go to Colorado for their annual week-long reunion, but the mood shifts when one couple's infidelity comes to light.

Secrets are revealed and each couple begins to question their own marriage. Over the course of the week, the couples battle with issues of commitment, betrayal and forgiveness and examine their lives as individuals and as committed couples. The 2007 film directed by Tyler Perry explores the resultant emotional impact that infidelity and love have upon the constitution of marriage nowadays in the society.





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