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Love Jones Movie Review Summary

Actors: Larenz Tate, Nia Long

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Love Jones is a romantic love story between a poet Darius Lovehall (played by Larenz Tate) and Nina Mosely (played by Nia Long). Darius lives in Chicago and one night he is seen giving a poetry reading at an upscale jazz nightclub called the Sanctuary. Not long before he set to go on stage he meets a photographer, Nina, and they begin to talk, and get to know one another a little bit.

The attraction between the two becomes increasingly evident, almost undeniable when Darius retitles his poem to "A Blues For Nina", thus making his intentions for Nina abundantly clear. They eventually go out and end up having sex on the first date. Confusion ensues between the two as Darius doesn't want to confront his true feelings for Nina, while she's not completely sure that she's no longer in love with her ex boyfriend.
Best part of story, including ending: Didn't like it or hate it. Just typical love story with the two participants having to deal with their personal feelings in order be together.

Best scene in story: When Darius changes the title of his poem to "A Blues For Nina".

Opinion about the main character: I liked that he was a poet. I really respect the art of poetry.

The review of this Movie prepared by George Kipling a Level 3 Eurasian Jay scholar





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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black american

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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