For Colored Girls

Many voices. One poem.


For Colored Girls
Based on the famous (well, in the USA) stage play, this film adaptation makes a few changes as it looks at the lives of nine different women, united by the colour of their skin, as they each deal with the difficult men in their lives.

131 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex, Violence).
Drama, Female interest.

Showtimes

All for one and one for all!
All for one and one for all!

Credits

Cast
Kimberly Elise, Janet Jackson, Lorette Devine, Thandie Newton, Anika Noni Rose, Kerry Washington, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Whoopi Goldberg, Macy Gray
Director
Tyler Perry
ScreenplayTyler Perry, from the play by Ntozake Shange
MusicAaron Zigman
CinematographyAlexander Gruszynski
EditingMaysie Hoy
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributorSter-Kinekor
Made in2010
Produced by34th Street Films, FCG Productions, Lionsgate, The Tyler Perry Company

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageStrongish
NudityBrief
SexSome
ViolenceStrong (including a strong rape scene and domestic violence)
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsStrong adult themes and scenes of strong distress
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
2
Guns / Weapons
1
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
3
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
5
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
5
Music (Scary/Tense)
4
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
5


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Latoya Newman quote iconPortraits of women we know
15
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople quote icon'Girls' se uitkyk op mans darem baie donker
5
Cape Times
Jake Coyle quote iconPerry's latest offering a poetic flop
5
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert quote iconThere are elements here, but not a fully rounded film.
13
eye Weekly
Neil Karassik
1
ScreenIt
C. Fuchs
8
Metacritic.com
33 critics
10
Rottentomatoes critics
98 critics
10
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconTyler Perry has assembled a fine cast for this adaptation of the 1975 play, and his heart is obviously in the right place, but his fondness for melodrama cheapens a meaningful story.
7

What the People say

Internet
2341 Netizens quote iconA Very Good Adaptation of Great Source Material!!! GO SEE IT!
10

Average .. 42%

8

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