Woman, Thou Art Loosed (2004)
October 1, 2004 (Limited)
Rated R for violence, sexual content and drug use
From the best selling novel and stage play, WOMAN THOU ART LOOSED (WTAL), 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...
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Kimberly Elise, or her agent, is really smart. She has starred in two Denzel Washington movies, the first being the God-awful (but financially successful) "John Q," the second being the star-studded "Manchurian Candidate." More impressive is her ability to cater to urban audiences in "Diary of a Mad Black Woman" and "Woman Thou Art Loosed," two films that revolve around pissed-off black women (obviously, since she is African-American) who get back at men who were bad to her and who eventually find some kind of spiritual meaning in it all. Full movie review »