The movie begins by following the lives of eight women whose lives intertwine and intersect in a present day Harlem walk-up. Patrick Ivers, film critic writes “Tyler Perry’s powerful opera of pain and poetry and precious intensity, lyrical lament to rhythms of resentment brings together eight women and their traumatic experiences. They have suffered physical and verbal abuse, abandonment, infidelity, infection, i...
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The soundtrack and poetry that was played, danced to, and recited throughout the scenes in the movie, sent my mind on a journey, that if the picture itself did not touch my heart the sounds would make me move. The images, sounds, words, and colors throughout the movie came together like the colors in a rainbow. ‘For Colored Girls’ gave me the opportunity to step outside my shoes and take a journey that I would have never considered traveling. I realized even though the path may be different and the race may be harder with working together we too can come together like the colors in a rainbow shining through, and out whether any storm. Regardless of what I am going through in life this movie showed me that I am not alone, and often times leaning on someone else’s shoulders will help me overcome any obstacle.
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