Let the Church Say Amen

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  • NR
  • 2003
  • 1 min
  • 6.7  (66)

Let the Church Say Amen is a 2002 drama film about a family whose life revolves around church and faith. The movie is adapted from a novel by Reshonda Tate Billingsley and follows the story of the St. James family. The matriarch of the family, Mrs. St. James, played by Darlene Duncan, is a devout churchgoer who is well-respected in the community for her strong religious beliefs. She has three children: David, Cynthia, and Terrence, who all have their own set of problems.

David, played by Steve Harris, is a successful lawyer, but is struggling to find true happiness in his life. He is married to a woman named Kelli, played by Tamera Mowry-Housley, who is dealing with her own set of issues. Kelli is unable to conceive a child, which puts a strain on their marriage.

Cynthia, played by Naturi Naughton, is the youngest of the siblings and is a talented singer who dreams of becoming a famous recording artist. However, her ambition is met with resistance from her mother who believes that her talent is best used in the church choir.

Terrence, played by Collins Pennie, is the troubled middle child who has recently been released from prison. He is trying to turn his life around, but finds it difficult to escape the negative influences of his past.

The family's church is the center of their lives, and the film explores the role that religion and faith play in their daily struggles. The St. James family is involved in various church activities, including choir practice, Bible study, and community outreach programs.

As the film progresses, the family's problems come to a head, and they must learn to rely on their faith and each other to overcome their obstacles. The movie explores themes of forgiveness, redemption, and the power of family and community.

Let the Church Say Amen is a heartwarming and inspiring film that resonates with audiences of all faiths and backgrounds. The strong performances from the cast, particularly Darlene Duncan and JoAnn Perkins, who plays Mrs. Jackson, the church's pastor, add depth and authenticity to the characters and their struggles.

Overall, Let the Church Say Amen is a powerful and uplifting film that reminds viewers of the importance of faith and family in overcoming life's challenges.

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    6.7  (66)