Woman Thou Art Loosed -- Open-ended Trailer from Magnolia Pictures
From the best selling novel and stage play, Woman Thou Art Loosed, comes the film adaptation of Bishop T.D. Jakes tale of dysfunction, isolation and finally, inspiration. WTAL tells the story of Michelle Jordan (Kimberly Elise), a young woman who grows up in an environment of abuse and molestation by the hands of her mother s boyfriend Reggie (Clifton Powell); while her mother Cassie (Loretta Devine) looks the other way. These circumstances lead young Michelle into the dark abyss of drugs, prostitution and prison. <>While incarcerated, Michelle sends Bishop Jakes (Bishop T.D. Jakes, playing himself) a letter seeking a visit. With the prodding of her mother, Jakes visits Michelle and through a series of flashbacks he uncovers the dark past that has lead to Michelle s drug abuse, association with abusive men and finally murder. Jakes talks to the warden and is successful in getting Michelle an early furlough with one stipulation, that she attends Bishop Jakes upcoming three-day revival. <>When Michelle, now a hardened inmate, is released from prison she opts to stay at a halfway house rather than be under the same roof as Reggie. Still bitter and distrusting of the church community, her mother in particular, Michelle is forced to do some soul-searching that takes her on a journey to recovery and resolve.
While out on furlough, Michelle runs into a colorful bunch of past suitors, friends, and family members each who ve played a part in defining the Michelle of today. At the halfway house, Michelle reunites with her childhood friend and ex-strip club co-worker Nicole (Idalis Deleon). Nicole has waged her own battle with drugs and wild living. In the halfway house the two rekindle their friendship and give one another much needed support. Twana (Debbi Morgan) is a family friend who had knowledge of Michelle s childhood abuse and now serves as point of inspiration to Michelle. Also, Michelle reconnects with Todd (Michael Boatman), an old beau, who still love
This frank drama follows the valiant struggle of a woman trying to come to grips with her dark legacy of abuse, addiction, poverty and prostitution.
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One woman's odyssey through a hellish life of sexual abuse, drug addiction, and crime is resolved in faith in this tough but inspiring drama based on a true story documented by evangelist Bishop T.D. Jakes.
Tired of the same dinner-and-a-movie routine, Jay convinces Michael to take dancing lessons to spice up their relationship. At first reluctant, Jay's argument that wins Michael over is that he better go to those lessons or else she'll shut down "pantyville". When they get there, only more problems waits for Michael. The samba instructor is all over Jay, which makes him so jealous he has the guy deported. The new instructor, however, is a very attractive woman who is all over Michael, making Jay jealous now. They decide to quit the samba lessons after all and spice up their marriage in their own way.
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