Poetic Justice is a 1993 drama/romance film starring Janet Jackson, Tupac Shakur, Regina King and Joe Torry. It was written and directed by John Singleton. The main character, Justice, writes beautiful poems which she recites throughout the movie. The poems are in fact by Maya Angelou. Angelou also appears in the movie as one of the three elderly sisters, May, June and April whom the characters meet at a roadside family reunion. The Last Poets make an appearance toward the end of the film. Poetic Justice reached #1 in the box office its opening weekend, grossing $11,728,455. It eventually...
|Release date:||July 23, 1993|
|Directed by:||John Singleton|
|Producer:||John Singleton, Steve Nicolaides|
|Music by:||Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Stanley Clarke|
|Cinematography:||Peter Lyons Collister|
|Screenplay by:||John Singleton|