Woman Thou Art Loosed (2004)

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Michelle Jordan is a young woman raised in an environment of abuse and molestation at the hands of her mother's boyfriend Reggie; which her mother Cassie unwittingly condones. These circumstances lead young Michelle into the dark abyss of drugs, prostitution and prison. While incarcerated, Michelle sends Bishop Jakes a letter requesting a visit. Jakes agrees to meet Michelle and soon uncovers the painful history that led to her personal demise. After conferring with the warden, he is successful in getting Michelle an early furlough with one stipulation - that she attend Bishop Jakes' upcoming three-day revival. When Michelle, now a hardened inmate, is released from prison she chooses to stay at a halfway house rather than be under the same roof as Reggie. Still bitter and distrusting of the church community, her mother in particular, Michelle is forced to do some soul-searching that takes her on a journey of recovery and resolve. She encounters past suitors, friends, and family members who've contributed to defining the Michelle of today. What takes place at the church altar on the final night of the revival closes the chapter on the desolation felt by a young girl two decades prior, heals a relationship between mother and daughter, and ends a destructive relationship that should have stopped years before.

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