Love Jones


1h 48m 1997

Brief Synopsis

In downtown Chicago, a struggling female photographer and a struggling writer meet at a poetry reading. Then the woman's former boyfriend returns to the scene.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Romance
Drama
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

Synopsis

In downtown Chicago, a struggling female photographer and a struggling writer meet at a poetry reading. Then the woman's former boyfriend returns to the scene.

Crew

Jane Alderman

Casting

Bill Allen

Swing Gang

Robert Allen

Stand-In

Charles Cameron And The Sunshine Festival

Song

Howard Anderson

Titles And Opticals

Stephen Andrejewski

Location Manager

Erica Arvold

Casting Associate

Teodross Avery

Song

Ann Banks

Security

Sam Barkan

Special Effects Coordinator

William Barnes

Other

Art Bartels

Key Grip

S Bartholomew

Song

Shawn Barton

Costume Designer

Shawn Batey

Assistant Property Master

Frank Battaglia

Grip

Kevin Benak

Other

Sam Bertone

Generator Operator

Larry Blackmon

Song

Allen Blake

Stand-In

Larry Blake

Sound Editor

Jeffrey Bollman

Driver

Troy Borisy

On-Set Dresser

Chris Boscardin

Assistant Editor

Betsy Bottando

Location Manager

Fernando Briones

Dolly Grip

Trina Broussard

Song Performer

Bruce Brown

Driver

Calvin Brown

Song

Eadra Brown

Hair Stylist

James Brown

Song Performer

James Brown

Song

Richard D Brown

Best Boy Grip

Tom Busch

Production Supervisor

Ronald Bzdyl

Driver

Michael Caldwell

Associate Producer

Charles Cameron

Song

Clutch Cargle

Production Assistant

Mary Carlson

Script Supervisor

Michael Casey

Transportation Co-Captain

William Perry Casper

Other

Chad Catuara

Grip

Regina Chamberlain

Office Assistant

Julia Chasman

Executive Producer

Billy Childs

Other

Mary Clemens

Production Supervisor

Keith Clinkscales

Special Thanks To

Cecil Cole

Assistant

John Coltrane

Music

John Credidio

Special Thanks To

Michelle Crenshaw

Assistant

Jennifer Daley

Set Production Assistant

Jennifer Daley

Production Assistant

Gerrit Dangremond

Camera Operator

Frank Didlaukies

Driver

Colleen Dominelli

Assistant Production Coordinator

Peter Donohue

Rigging Gaffer

Wileen Dragovan

Location Manager

Martin White Eagle

Driver

Sherrice Eaglin

Stand-In

Helena Echegoyan

Executive Producer

Duke Ellington

Music

Ed England

Foreman

Avy Eschenasy

Production

Peter Ettinger

Assistant Editor

Marc Evans

Assistant

Joe Evreniadis

Other

Bob Faison

Assistant

Dionne Farris

Song Performer

Dionne Farris

Song

Michael Faye

Other

Julie Feiner

Adr Editor

Elise Ferguson

Set Production Assistant

Eric Flickinger

Other

Fred Folmer

Grip

Richard Ford

Music Editor

Roger Fortune

Production Designer

Tom Gagnon

Swing Gang

S Garrett

Song

Gene Garza

Other

Will Gatlin

Craft Service

Brian Geer

Adr Mixer

Larry Giammeschi

Special Thanks To

Reginald Gibson

Song

Reginald Gibson

Song Performer

Reginald Gibson

Other

James Giovannetti

Associate Producer

James Giovannetti

Assistant Director

Aaron Glascock

Foley Editor

Emily Glatter

Production Coordinator

Gary B. Goldman

Assistant Director

Pinkie Gordon Lane

Song

James Gray

Special Thanks To

Macy Gray

Song Performer

Macy Gray

Song

Al Green

Song

Al Green

Song Performer

Douglas Greenfield

Consultant

Glenn Guenther

Grip

Philip Gutowski

Driver

Buddy Guy

Song Performer

Joseph Haase

Other

Carvin Haggins

Song

Jackqueline Hamerlin

Stand-In

Lawrence Hammer

Grip

Reginald Hargis

Song

Cydney M Harris

Art Director

Bob Hart

Negative Cutting

Brand New Heavies

Song

Alphonso Henderson

Song

Amy Henkels

Executive Producer

Phil Hetos

Color Timer

John Hiatt

Song

Germaine Hill

Wardrobe Assistant

Lauryn Hill

Song

Amelia Hochberg

Set Decorator

Lun Ye Hodges

Hair Stylist

Miriam Hoffman

Costumes

Bill Hogan

Special Thanks To

Aaron C Holden

Assistant Property Master

Aaron Holden

Property Master

Ernest Holzman

Director Of Photography

Ernest Holzman

Other

Maysie Hoy

Editor

Heather Hughes

Assistant Editor

Van Hunt

Song

Mort Hyatt

Grip

Edward Irons

Song

Al Jackson

Song

Gregory A Jackson

Assistant

Dale Janus

Boom Operator

Richard Jensen

Driver

Darryl Johnson

Driver

Bill Johnston

Other

Darryl Jones

Music

Darryl Jones

Original Score

Don Julian

Set Production Assistant

Michael Kadela

Location Assistant

S Katz

Song

Diana Kaufman

Post-Production Supervisor

Mark S. Kaufman

Music

J Kay

Song

Glenda Star Kelley

Special Thanks To

John Kenny

Key Rigging Grip

Herb Kent

Other

Herb Kent

Special Thanks To

J Kincaid

Song

George Kohut

Camera Operator

Stephen Krause

Sound Mixer

Peter Kuttner

Assistant Camera Operator

Micheal Lange

Grip

Vanessa Lanier

Wrangler

Kenny Lattimore

Song

Kenny Lattimore

Song Performer

Ron Leahy

Grip

Rick Lefevour

Stunt Coordinator

Gerry Lentz

Rerecording

James Leonis

Special Thanks To

Kenny Lerum

Song

Mark J Levenstein

Production Accountant

A Levy

Song

Richard Lexsee

Stunt Player

Ted Lichtenheld

Other

Jinsoo Lim

Song

Nia Long

Song Performer

Katie Lubie

Production Assistant

Anthony J Lullo

Best Boy Grip

Patrick Lynn

Transportation Captain

Mel P Mack

Lighting

Clarence Maclin

Craft Service

John Maioni

Driver

Andrew Marcus

Assistant Location Manager

Peter Marini

Generator Operator

Branford Marsalis

Special Thanks To

Henry Matesi

Driver

Brad Matthys

Key Grip

Mark E Matthys

Grip

Quinten Matthys

Grip

Cy Matthyus

Grip

Curtis Mayfield

Song Performer

Curtis Mayfield

Song

John Mcauliffe

Transportation Coordinator

Cat'ania Mccoy-howze

Makeup Supervisor

Maria Mccray

Special Thanks To

Pilar Mccurry

Music Supervisor

Melodie Mcdaniel

Other

Tamra Mcdonough

Apprentice

Jonathan Mchugh

Sound

James Mcilvery

Assistant Engineer

D Mckenzie

Song

Larry Mckisic

Driver

Linda Melazzo

Makeup Supervisor

Lisa Middag

Accounting Assistant

James A. Miller

Lighting Technician

John Miller

Dolly Grip

Marcus Miller

Song Performer

Marcus Miller

Song

Peter Miller

Other

Willie Mitchell

Song

Oscar Mitt

Assistant Sound Editor

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Romance
Drama
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Co-winner of the Audience Award, shared with feature director Morgan J. Freeman for "Hurricane" (USA/1996), in the dramatic category at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival.

Nominated for three 1997 NAACP Image Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Larenz Tate), and Best Actress (Nia Long).

Winner of Black Film Award for best soundtrack at 1998 Acapulco Black Film Festival.

Released in United States January 1997

Released in United States July 1998

Released in United States on Video August 26, 1997

Released in United States Spring March 14, 1997

Re-released in United States August 8, 1997

Shown at Acapulco Black Film Festival July, 1998.

Began shooting April 15, 1996.

Completed shooting June 3, 1996.

Released in United States January 1997 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (in competition) in Park City, Utah January 16-26, 1997.)

Released in United States Spring March 14, 1997

Released in United States July 1998 (Shown at Acapulco Black Film Festival July, 1998.)

Re-released in United States August 8, 1997

Released in United States on Video August 26, 1997