Like savannahs mama starletta dupois said, hes a good man. See the complete waiting to exhale series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. The novel picks up 15 years after waiting to exhale ends. Starletta dupois celebrity profile check out the latest starletta dupois photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at rotten tomatoes. Waiting to exhale by forest whitaker forest whitaker, whitney. Whitney houston, angela bassett, lela rochon, loretta devine, dennis haysbert, starletta dupois, jeffrey d. Lela rochon, loretta devine, dennis haysbert, michael beach, gregory hines, donald faison, and mykelti williamson rounded out the rest of the cast. Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive good man to break a string of lessthanstellar lovers. Waiting to exhale is a 1995 american romantic drama film directed by forest whitaker and starring whitney houston and angela bassett. Waiting to exhale 1995 forest whitaker cast and crew. Advertisement the forest whitakerhelmed 1995 iconic film followed savannah whitney houston, robin lela rochon, bernadine angela bassett, and gloria loretta devine as they navigated the trials and. An aging, recently widowed man is approached by an oil company ready to pay him for his land. Written and produced by babyface, the soundtrack features appearances by some of the biggest names in the industry, including whitney houston, toni braxton, tlc, brandy, aretha franklin, chaka khan, faith evans, patti labelle, swv and mary j.
Weve all been victims of the book turned movie letdown. Bernadine is on much better terms with her first exhusband john than with her second exhusband james, who turned out to be a con artist. Angela bassett waiting to exhale monologue gifs tenor. Jul 11, 2018 movies that depict the type of conversations and bonds that black women share and experience always rank high in my book. With tenor, maker of gif keyboard, add popular angela bassett waiting to exhale monologue animated gifs to your conversations. Ruskin group theatre to present a raisin in the sun. Buy waiting to exhale dvd widescreen, repackaged, sensormatic at. Waiting to exhale is a masterful novel from a writer who has developed a special bond with her audience. Savannah has since married but decides to divorce her husband and be single again at the age of 51. Waiting to exhale 1995 directed by forest whitaker. Fastidiously adapted from terry mcmillans bestselling, awardwinning novel, waiting to exhale is the quintessential africanamerican chick flick. Waiting to exhale, dvd, widescreen, repackaged, sensormatic, drama, 024543020165. Starletta dupois is an actress known for films such as the cult classic friday after next, with ice cube and mike epps, as well as first sunday and martin lawrences blockbuster hit, big mommas house.
Waiting to exhale kindle edition by mcmillan, terry. Graham galloway, starletta dupois, lela rochon, dennis haysbert, loretta devine, brandon hammond, leon, gregory hines i. Starletta dupois starletta dupois is an actress known for films such as the cult classic friday after next, with ice cube and mike epps, as well as first sunday and martin lawrences blockbuster hit, big mommas house. The waiting to exhale book series by terry mcmillan includes books waiting to exhale and getting to happy.
Waiting to exhale cast and crew cast photos and info fandango. Movies that depict the type of conversations and bonds that black women share and experience always rank high in my book. As one of the premier rare book sites on the internet, alibris has thousands of rare books, first editions, and signed books available. May 03, 2017 15 books made into iconic black movies. A gifted veteran character actress, starletta dupois has breathed life into a bevy of unforgettable roles both onstage and onscreen. This study guide consists of approximately 52 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of waiting to exhale. Whitney houston remembered by waiting to exhale costars houstons talents were undeniable and vast, actress angela bassett says in statement. Friends and confidants vannah, bernie, glo and robin talk it all out, determined to find a better way to breathe. Savannah is the first of the four friends to be introduced in the novel as she in the final stages of planning. A message to our movie fans read more gift cards offers. With one of the largest book inventories in the world, find the book you are looking for. For real love will be waiting at home waiting to exhale soundtrack by certified sounds.
I am not sure how you get far in this work without a discussion of what it. Babyface will actually be bringing us love in our homes in the form of one of his most beloved works. The numbers are a testimony that this movie caused a stir among african american women. The women are savvy enough to manage every element of their lives, except finding fulfillment in love. Terry mcmillan and ronald bass based on the novel by terry mcmillan.
Literally every woman and her mama have become familiar with the lives of savannah, bernadine, robin and gloria, and i did also, but through the movie version which i love. Mar 25, 20 angela bassett talks marriage, motherhood and waiting to exhale duration. Based on a novel by terry mcmillan, this weepy melodrama about four. Shanna how could you call her baby by molly2002red. Original soundtrack album is a soundtrack for the film of the same name, released on november 14, 1995 by arista records. Your girls will always be there for you when your love life hits a speed bump and waiting to exhale. Find starletta dupois movies, filmography, bio, co stars, photos, news and tweets. Starletta is recognized from her roles in many cult classics including friday after next with ice cube and mike epps, big mommas house with martin lawrence, and. Waiting to exhale widescreen, repackaged, sensormatic on.
In terry mcmillans waiting to exhale the reader is introduced to four strong women at various points of their lives. Starletta dupois lena mama younger appeared in the premiere of august wilsons the piano lesson, directed by lloyd richards, in which she created the role of bernice, and a halfdozen different productions of a raisin in the sun that have allowed her to play all three major female roles in ms. Strapped 1993 directed by forest whitaker featuring starletta dupois, jermaine hopkins, monie love, tonya. Waiting to exhale by forest whitaker forest whitaker. Vier vrouwen vinden hun kracht in hun bijzondere en speciale vriendschap. Starletta dupois is an actress known for films such as the cult classic. Sams lionel crew forest whitaker director caron k associate producer, first assistant director caron k associate producer, first assistant director david gropman production designer.
It revolves around four reasonably well to do southwestern suburbanites whitney houston, angela bassett, loretta devine, and lela rochon afflicted with the same malady. Loretta divine, lela rochon, starletta dupois, wendell pierce, leon, gregory. Babyface will replay waiting to exhale soundtrack on ig. Whitneys second movie, waiting to exhale, topped the boxoffice charts in its first week. A gifted veteran character actress, starletta dupois has breathed life into a bevy of unforgettable roles.
Each woman experiences the pains of a new society that they thought they had left out of a long time ago. You are still getting your life to that soundtrack. The film was adapted from the 1992 novel of the same name by terry mcmillan. Waiting to exhale is a 1995 american romance film directed by forest whitaker in his feature film directorial debut and starring whitney houston and angela bassett. Starletta is recognized from her roles in many cult classics including friday after next with ice cube and mike epps, big mommas house with. What first attracted me to this movie was the theme song waiting to exhale or as i call it waiting for the new life. Sep 06, 2017 waiting to exhale 15 movie clip bernie burns johns clothes 1995 hd duration. The movie was directed by oscarwinning actor forest whitaker and was based on the bestselling novel by terry mcmillan. There may be people who disagree with this post, but here are 10 reasons why waiting to exhale is the best female ever. Waiting to exhale made its debut in 1995, grossed 65 million dollars, and was nominated for several grammys.
This is a list of movies featuring starletta dupois. Set in phoenix, arizona, its a wise, funny, and resonant story about the friendship between four very different women who have one thing in common. Starletta is recognized from her roles in many cult classics including friday after next with ice cube and mike epps, big mommas house with martin lawrence, and oliver stones south central. Waiting to exhale tells the story of four collegeeducated, middleclass black women who rely on one another to overcome a number of personal and professional crises. Find movie and film cast and crew information for waiting to exhale 1995 forest whitaker on allmovie. Waiting to exhale is one of those books i should have read years ago. Waiting to exhale is the story of four black women savannah jackson, bernadine harris, robin stokes, and gloria matthews residing in phoenix, arizona, in 1991. Title waiting to exhale release year 1995 running time 5 min language english categories dramas betrayal friends recommended romance selfdiscovery tear jerker theatrical release ratings imdb 5. Starletta dupois savannahs mother ezra swerdlow wild bill, producer giancarlo esposito tariks father uncredited wesley snipes james uncredited jeffrey d. The women, who are all in their 30s, support each other through personal and professional challenges and successes. Closedcaptioned english soundtracks are rendered in both dolby digital 5.
I had a huge responsibility on my shoulders because waiting to exhale, the book. Waiting to exhale 1995 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers. Bruce bruce granddaddy vs uncle stand up comedy 2 of 2. I am really amazed with how the society of afro american life is presented in this movie characters were all well chosen. See more ideas about terry mcmillan, loretta devine and whitney houston pictures. While his family is in favor, the man struggles with the decision in this horton foote screenplay. A new production of lorraine hansberrys a raisin in the sun, directed by tony award.
Advertisement the forest whitakerhelmed 1995 iconic film followed savannah whitney houston, robin lela rochon, bernadine angela bassett, and gloria loretta devine as they navigated the trials and tribulations of life and love. Starletta dupois friday, 18th july 1941 philadelphia, pa usa. Jun 19, 20 explore mmmorris3s board waiting to exhale. Watching waiting to exhale when i was a bit younger, i did not totally understand the concept of their struggles, often wondering why it is that the one girl would repeatedly put herself through a man that obviously did not really want anything to do with her but for sex only to hook up with a man that she obviously is not attracted to just for. Iconic producer oliver stone tapped her for his gritty urban drama, south central, and shes costarred with many other notables including, the late whitney houston and angela bassett in. This was evidenced by the movie, waiting to exhale an adaptation from terry mcmillans best selling book in 1992 randolph, 1993. She was recently seen in the faith based film mosaic, the inspirational drama boarding house, and the screen adaptation of the popular book true to the game.586 1277 775 959 39 1234 1423 1377 1228 243 375 1490 1017 319 1008 405 1043 365 1321 827 76 603 553 1103 433 999 1412 409 221 231 860 1508 859 1304 769 221 162 467 254 34 173 1373 896 1268 1353 371 1414 808 805 1274 1352