Hope Floats Script

Script by:Steven Rogers (Screenplay)
Directed by:Forest Whitaker
Year:1998

Plot:Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but she's faced with petty old acquaintances who are thrilled to see Birdee unhappy -- except for her friend Justin. As he helps Birdee get back on her feet, love begins to blossom.
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Waiting to Exhale Script

Script by:Terry McMillan (Novel), Terry McMillan (Screenplay), Ronald Bass (Screenplay)
Directed by:Forest Whitaker
Year:1995

Plot:Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined to find a better way to breathe.
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