Let yourself grow.

DIRECTED BY: Haifaa Al-Mansour
WRITTEN BY: Adam Brooks & Cee Marcellus
STARRING: Sanaa Lathan, Ricky Whittle and Ernie Hudson

SYNOPSIS: Violet Jones tired of waiting for her longtime boyfriend to propose, breaks up with him. But old feelings, and heaps of jealousy, no doubt, arise when he promptly begins dating another woman. (IMDB)



Nappily Ever After is a simple coming-of-age story disguised as a romantic comedy that tries to say something about beauty standards. While the story is full of cliches and it fails to dive into its themes, the feel-good message of the film is not completely lost thanks to a strong central performance that carries it past the finish line. It could have been so much more, but unfortunately they just couldn’t find their tone.

★★★★★★☆☆☆☆ 6/10 – Consider

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