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Love and Basketball
- Omar Epps

Overview - LOVE AND BASKETBALL is the powerful story of two next-door neighbors in Los Angeles who grow up loving basketball and, eventually, each other. Monica (Sanaa Lathan) and Quincy (Omar Epps) have wanted to be basketball stars since they were kids.  Read more...

 
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Overview

LOVE AND BASKETBALL is the powerful story of two next-door neighbors in Los Angeles who grow up loving basketball and, eventually, each other. Monica (Sanaa Lathan) and Quincy (Omar Epps) have wanted to be basketball stars since they were kids. Monica has had to work hard to establish herself as a presence, while Quincy was born with natural star potential. As the two struggle to reach their goals of playing professionally, they must also deal with their feelings for each other.

Cast List

Debbi Morgan
Tyra Banks - Actress/Model
Kyla Pratt
Spike Lee - African American director, DO THE RIGHT THING (1989)
Shelton Jackson Lee - African American director, DO THE RIGHT THING (1989)
Terence Blanchard - Composer, WAIST DEEP (2006)
Dick Vitale - Bombastic ESPN sportscaster
James DuMont
Omar Epps - Actor, HOUSE
Glenndon Chatman - Actor
Ruth E. Carter - Costume Designer, SERENITY (2005)
Ruth Carter - Costume Designer, SERENITY (2005)
Dennis Haysbert - American Actor/Love Field
Harry J. Lennix - Actor/"Mo' Money"
Gina Prince-Bythewood - Director, LOVE & BASKETBALL (2000)
Jay Stern
Terilyn A. Shropshire - Editor, WAIST DEEP (2006)
Robin Roberts - ESPN Sportscaster
Jeff Howard - Production designer
Jeffrey Howard - Production designer
Sam Kitt - Producer
Sanaa Lathan - American actress, ALIEN VS. PREDATOR
Alfre Woodard - American actress
Monica Calhoun - American Actress
Reynaldo Villalobos - Director Of Photography, FLIP THE SCRIPT (2006)
Ray Villalobos - Director Of Photography, FLIP THE SCRIPT (2006)
Cynthia Guidry - Executive Producer
Andrew Z. Davis - Producer, VOLCANO

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 127
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 794043506420
  • Genre: Feature Film Urban Drama
  • Rating: PG-13 (MPAA) (Sexuality and language.)
  • Release Date: January 2013

Related Categories:
Movies > Dramas

Related Keywords:
Romance
Theatrical Release
Los Angeles, California
Urban Life
Basketball Stars

 
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Theatrical Release: April 21, 2000 (NATIONAL)

Reviews:
"...[The film] has an enchanting, lived-in homeyness....a promising first movie from a filmmaker with a lot to offer..." - 05/26/2000 New York Times, p.E18


"...Effortlessly erotic in a way that few films are..." Variety, p.54


"...Breaks away from other sports-themed dramas, thanks to the clarity and dash of Prince-Bythewood's agile directorial style and the exciting originality of the subject..." -- Rating: A- - 05/28/2000 Entertainment Weekly, p.76


"...LOVE & BASKETBALL is a touching romance, rich in humour and finely acted..." -- 4 out of 5 stars - 08/01/2000 Total Film, p.89


"...Charming....This is an extremely well-acted movie. Lathan in particular is a marvel..." - 04/21/2000 Los Angeles Times, p.F10


"This is a neat, sweet and untypical sports-themed romance..." - 08/01/2000 Uncut, p.118

 
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