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Woman Thou Art Loosed (2004)

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Critic Consensus: While Woman is a little less heavy-handed than other message movies, it still feels like an After School Special.


Movie Info

After shooting her abusive stepfather, Reggie, at a church revival, an ex-stripper and crack addict-turned-honest-citizen, named Michelle, confesses the motives of her crime to a Bishop while she sits on Death Row. Michelle's tale draws the story of a young, damaged woman attempting overcome painful demons--the memories of abuse and molestation that she suffered at the hands of her "Uncle" Reggie and the abyss of drugs, prostitution and incarceration that she fell into as a result. Michelle's … More

Rating: R (for violence, sexual content and drug use)
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Stan Foster
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 8, 2005
Box Office: $6.8M
Runtime:
Magnolia Pictures - Official Site

Cast


as Michelle Jordan

as Cassey Jordan

as Himself

as Michelle (age 6)

as Lesbian Inmate

as Michelle (age 12)

as Sheila Stewart

as Elderly Mother

as Miss Rodgers
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Critic Reviews for Woman Thou Art Loosed

All Critics (66) | Top Critics (33)

A monochromatic melodrama.

Full Review… | October 22, 2004
Seattle Times
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As a film it plays like a heavy-handed morality tale one might come across on a middling cable network.

Full Review… | October 22, 2004
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

There is little to like about many of the hard characters we meet. Yet the film has a core generosity.

Full Review… | October 22, 2004
Denver Post
Top Critic

It is more a public service announcement than a movie, but it has to be more useful to its audience than a summer blockbuster offering Halle Berry's tips on how to use a bullwhip.

Full Review… | October 22, 2004
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Woman boasts an unexpected edginess, as well as a terrific performance from Kimberly Elise.

October 22, 2004
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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It offers a compelling portrait of human tragedy and the journey to redemption.

Full Review… | October 21, 2004
USA Today
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Audience Reviews for Woman Thou Art Loosed

Riveting. Kimberly Elise's performance is electrifying to watch. Based on the book by the Rev. T.D. Jakes it is pure drama from start to finish!!

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