RSS

For Colored Girls

10 Nov

For me, this movie is a beautiful interpretation of the classic collection of short stories and the award-winning play (I say this and I admittedly have not read orexperienced either one). It was rich in colors, themes, characters and layers. The lyrical prose from Ntozake Shange is showcased as it intertwines the women’s connected lives. As an artist, I loved this, along with the layers of dialogue and vivid colors.

But make no mistake, it is not for the faint of heart. This re-telling of the lives of Black women features palpable pain. As a woman, a Black woman, pieces of each of their lives resonatedwithin a deep untouchable space.

I have only two of Shange’s works. As a writer, this one must be my next read.

Advertisements
 
Leave a comment

Posted by on November 10, 2010 in Family, Motherhood, Relationships, women

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: