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Pastor Brown

1h 28m


Salli Richardson-Whitfield (Jessica 'Jesse' Brown)India Arie (Lateefah)Nicole Ari Parker (Tonya Copeland Brown)Keith David (Pastor Brown)Monica (Lisa Cross)Michael Beach (Avery Callagan)Michael B. Jordan (Tariq Brown)Ernie Hudson (Deacon Harold Todd)Desiree Coleman (Deaconess Theresa)Rockmond Dunbar (Amir)Tisha Campbell (Amanda Carlton)Tasha Smith (Angelique Todd)Angie Stone (Rick Fredericks)Dondré T. Whitfield (Chaz)Turillis Grier (Church member)Elijah Abdullah (Club Member)Demetrius B. Banks (Church Deacon)Koran Baraka (Mitchell boy)


Rockmond Dunbar



When her father unexpectedly falls terminally ill, exotic dancer Jessica "Jesse" Brown returns home for the first time in more than a decade. Her father's dying wish - that she take over as head of Mount Olive Baptist Church - turns her life and her family's life upside down. Jesse accepts her father's commission, thereby pitting herself against her sister and most of the leadership at Mount Olive who know her sordid past. Through accepting her father's request, Jesse embarks upon a course that changes her world forever. Not only does she reconnect with her family and her teenage son, but she also finds the dignity and self-love she lost so long ago.