She's Gotta Have It

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Released 1986

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Director:
Spike Lee
Released:
1986
Rating:
R
She's Gotta Have It is Spike Lee's 1986 directorial debut, about a liberated young woman and the three disparate men she's been juggling. Nola Darling (Tracy Camilla Johns) is free-spirited and freethinking, but she can't seem to choose between her trio of ill-suited suitors: the relationship-minded Jamie (Tommy Redmond Hicks), shallow male model Greer (John Canada Terrell) and motormouthed bike messenger Mars Blackmon (Lee).

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  • 88

    Slant Magazine Eric Henderson

    Lee's first film statement conveys the communal experience.

  • 80

    Time Out London

    Structurally, it could be compared to Kurosawa's Rashomon for its subjective cross-examination of Nola's loves; but this delightful low-budget comedy, with its all black cast and b...

  • 75

    Chicago Tribune Gene Siskel

    Featuring an all-black cast, this little film is a revelation, primarily because it provides black faces with the most natural dialogue they've had in years. She`s Gotta Have It is...

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Comedy, Drama

Themes

Independent, Love & Romance, Romantic Comedy, African-American Comedy, 80s