Soul Food (1997)

GEORGE TILLMAN JR.

Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1997.  , Edmonds Entertainment Group.  Screenplay by George Tillman, Jr..  Cinematography by .  Produced by , . Music by , .  Production Design by .  Costume Design by .  Film Editing by .  

Touching comedy-drama about a family led by grandmother , whose traditional Sunday gatherings are called to a halt when she becomes seriously ill and is hospitalized. Running her affairs during her illness and dealing with her possible death are jobs taken on by her entire family, centering around three daughters (, and ) whose bickering puts a halt to their Sundays and threatens to destroy the family forever. Earnest performances and heartfelt direction by George Tillman Jr. are a plus, as well as a great soundtrack by pop uber-composer Babyface.

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