Soul Food

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Product Overview

Specifications

Studio Fox Home Entertainment
SKU 210191863
UPC 024543012085
UPC 14 00024543012085
Format DVD
Keywords
Character Study
Children
Family Interaction
Recommended
Rivalry
Theatrical Release
Editors Note
Note SOUL FOOD is a warmly atmospheric ensemble drama set around the abundant table of Chicago family matriarch Mother Joe, whose extended brood orbits around the stabilizing force of her sumptuous Sunday dinners. However, when dissent brews between competitive sisters Maxine and Teri, grandson (and narrator) Ahmad tries to reunite the family. This moving film, written and directed wonderfully by George Tillman Jr., features excellent performances from Vanessa L. Williams, Vivica A. Fox, Nia Long, Irma P. Hall and the rest of the talented cast.
Reviews
USA Today "...Writer-director George Tillman Jr. serves up down-home fare that enriches the heart and leaves you satisfied..." -- 3 out of 4 stars 09/26/1997 p.6D
New York Times "...[The film] grooves along to a score full of gentle harmonies....The music has the same pleasant effect as the dinner..." 09/26/1997 p.E10
Los Angeles Times "...A warm and embracing family drama..." 09/26/1997 p.F20
Chicago Sun-Times "...Williams does an observant job....[Tillman] seems to know the characters so well; by the film's end, so do we..." 09/26/1997 p.35
Directors
George Tillman
Actors
Vanessa Williams
Nia Long
Vivica A. Fox
Cast & Crew
John M. Watson Sr. - Star
Brandon Hammond - Star
Vanessa Williams - Star
Michael Beach - Star
Mel Jackson - Star
Mekhi Phifer - Star
Nia Long - Star
Vivica A. Fox - Star
Gina Ravera - Star
Irma P. Hall - Star
Carl Wright - Star
Jeffrey Sams - Star
Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds - Producer
Wendy Melvoin - Composer
Paul Elliott - Director of Photography
John Carter - Editor
George Tillman Jr. - Screenwriter
Tracey E. Edmonds - Producer
Lisa Coleman - Composer
Robert Teitel - Producer
Maxine Shepard - Production Designer
George Tillman Jr. - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1997
Catalog ID 2001208
UPC 00024543012085
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 120 minutes
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English, French Dubbed
Product Attributes
Actor Williams,Vanessa
Label Fox Home Entertainment
Music Format DVD
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