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Love and Basketball

  • PG-13
  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • 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.
    • Rating - Sexuality and language.
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): N5064

  • Credits
    Sanaa Lathan, Omar Epps, Alfre Woodard, Dennis Haysbert, Debbi Morgan, Harry J. Lennix, Kyla Pratt, James DuMont, Glenndon Chatman, Tyra Banks, Monica Calhoun
  • Critic Reviews
    "...[The film] has an enchanting, lived-in homeyness....a promising first movie from a filmmaker with a lot to offer..."
    New York Times

    "...Effortlessly erotic in a way that few films are..."

    "...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-
    Entertainment Weekly

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

    "...Charming....This is an extremely well-acted movie. Lathan in particular is a marvel..."
    Los Angeles Times

    "This is a neat, sweet and untypical sports-themed romance..."

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