Synopsis: When someone is murdered on New Year's Eve, the prime suspect is Valerie Maas, a church-going home-maker whose life unravels when she discovers that her husband of many years has been leading a double life. Her strength of character and faith keep her going as the revelation of her husband's betrayal threatens to destroy all that they have known.
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Bill Duke
Production: Reel Diva Consultants
Rotten Tomatoes:
98 min

- Don't play with me.

- I ain't playin' with you.

Chill it out. It's nothin' immediate.

- But I'm definitely down for hookin'

my girl up. - All right.

That's a real sacrifice-you givin' up

your studio for your husband's career.

You're so old-fashioned.

Well, I love my husband.

And, Zahara, he's worth it.

- What's up, baby?

- Dog! You see there?

All men are dogs.

All they need are fleas.

And I met one last week

who had some.

So tell me about

Mercy Baptist, girl.

Oh, it's a nice church.

Reverend Dunn and his wife, they don't

just talk the talk. They walk the walk.

They feed homeless folks,

teach H.I. V. prevention.

- Monday nights-women's group. Fabulous.

You must join us. - I'll be there.

Now, Reverend Dunn starts

Sunday services at 10:00 a.m. sharp.

So none of that Delta C.T.P. time.

No. C.P. time.

And you can't say it right

'cause you're wrong.

You never would've made it to class

on time if it weren't for me.

- Whatever, Miss Delta.

- That's right, "crimson and cream'"baby.

Uh-uh. Pink and green-girls with the pearls.

- Dog!

- Girl, he didn't say nothin' to you.

He was thinkin' 'bout it.

For Dutch...

the move from Atlanta

was no big deal.

You know,

he grew up in Philadelphia.

But for me...

it was a place where all

our dreams would come true.

It never occurred to me

that nightmares are dreams too.

"'W hat do we have here? '

snarled the huge wolf."

- Not good enough.

- What?

- I'm warning you.

- Mm-mmm.

Come on. " 'W hat do we have here? '

snarled the huge wolf."

Not good enough.

- I think we need to-

- Yeah.

One, two-

- What? Come on.

- three!

Come on.

I put the gun in my mouth.

I started to... pull the trigger.

I saw my daughter's face... crying.

Then I realized...

how selfish I was being.

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Aaron Rahsaan Thomas

Aaron Rahsaan Thomas is an American television and film screenwriter and producer, as well as an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. Thomas was born and raised in Kansas City, Kansas, and attended the Pembroke Hill School in nearby Kansas City, Missouri. Thereafter, he attended the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles, where he remained afterward and lives today. Thomas began his professional career as a writer's assistant on the TV series Soul Food. Since then, he has written and produced episodes for other TV series, including Friday Night Lights, Numb3rs and CSI:NY. His feature film screenwriting credits include Weapon, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Cover, directed by Bill Duke. In 2006, Thomas was nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award for Best New Series for his work on the first season of Friday Night Lights. The following year, the Writers Guild of America nominated him for its Best Dramatic Series award for his work on the second season of Friday Night Lights. He was nominated for the same award the next year for his work on the third season of Friday Night Lights. Thomas additionally has been nominated for two NAACP Image Awards for his work on Friday Night Lights. more…

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