Poetic Justice (1993)

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After the murder of her boyfriend, Justice is traumatised and turns down the advances of Lucky. Later, circumstances lead to her travelling in the same car as Lucky on a drive to Oakland. Also in the car is Lucky's friend Lesha and her boyfriend Chicago. During the trip Justice and Lucky become friends and eventually sleep together. The relationship wavers when Justice finds out that Lucky needs a woman to look after his daughter. When Lucky discovers his cousin has been killed in a shooting he is upset and rejects Justice. Later, back in Los Angeles he vists the salon where Justice works and the couple are reconciled.

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