Starring Regina King
Poetic Justice
Character: Iesha
Directed by: John Singleton
Written by: John Singleton
Produced by: John Singleton, Steve Nicolaides
Other cast: Janet Jackson, Tupac Shakur, Billy Zane, Joe Torry
Release date: July 23, 1993
Genre: Drama, Romance
Running time: 1h 49min

Still grieving after the murder of her boyfriend, hairdresser Justice writes poetry to deal with the pain of her loss. Unable to get to Oakland to attend a convention because of her broken-down car, Justice gets a lift with her friend, Iesha and Iesha's postal worker boyfriend, Chicago. Along for the ride is Chicago's co-worker, Lucky, to whom Justice grows close after some initial problems. But is she ready to open her heart again?

Taglines

→ 1 Woman. 1 Man. 1 Journey 2 Love.
→ A story of losing your fear and finding your way.
→ Fate brought them together. Anger kept them apart. But for both of them, the road ahead was the only way to leave the pain behind.
→ ‘Cause nobody, but nobody can make it out here alone.
→ A Street Romance.

Character’s Quotes

• The world’s just a big place for us to go and fuck up in it.