How Stella Got Her Groove Back

How Stella Got Her Groove Back

Director: Kevin Rodney Sullivan Cast: Angela Bassett, Taye Diggs, Regina King

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Overview

How Stella Got Her Groove Back

Terry McMillan and Ron Bass wrote this screenplay based on McMillan's semi-autobiographical best-selling novel (over 2,000,000 copies in print before the release of this film). San Francisco stockbroker Stella (Angela Bassett), a 40-year-old divorcee, has a nice Marin County home and an 11-year-old son, Quincy (Michael J. Pagan). With Quincy off to see his dad, Stella and her best friend Delilah (Whoopi Goldberg) vacation in Jamaica, where she meets sexy, good-looking Winston Shakespeare (Taye Diggs). He's the man of her dreams in every way except one -- he's half her age. Even so, a romance develops. Grammy Award-winning songwriters Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis supervised the film's music and produced the R&B-slanted soundtrack album. Shown at the 1998 Urbanworld Film Festival (NY).

Product Details

Release Date: 01/05/1999
UPC: 0086162000775
Original Release: 1998
Rating: R
Source: 20th Century Fox
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Letterbox, Full Frame, Wide Screen]
Time: 2:04:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Angela Bassett Stella
Taye Diggs Winston Shakespeare
Regina King Vanessa
Whoopi Goldberg Delilah
Suzanne Douglas Angela
Michael J. Pagan Quincy
Sicily Chantel
Richard Lawson Jack
Barry "Shabaka" Henley Buddy
Lee Weaver Nate
Glynn Turman Dr. Shakespeare
Phyllis Stickney Mrs. Shakespeare
Lou Myers Uncle Ollie
James Pickens Walter
Carl Lumbly Judge Boyle

Technical Credits
Kevin Rodney Sullivan Director
Ronald Bass Executive Producer,Screenwriter
George Bowers Editor
Ruth E. Carter Costumes/Costume Designer
Michel Colombier Score Composer
Marc Dabe Art Director
Steve Danton Asst. Director
Judi Giovanni Set Decoration/Design
Jeffrey Jur Cinematographer
Chester Kaczenski Production Designer
Francine Maisler Casting
Terry McMillan Executive Producer,Screenwriter
Christopher S. Nushawg Set Decoration/Design
Jennifer Ogden Executive Producer
Eric Orbom Set Decoration/Design
Deborah Schindler Producer
Susumu Tokunow Sound/Sound Designer

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