Dirty Laundry

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After ten years, Sheldon returns from New York City to Paris, Georgia. His mother Evelyn, a laundress who is stubborn, ornery, opinionated, mean-spirited, insulting, and inflexible, has sent a ten-year-old boy who says he's Sheldon's son up to see Sheldon. Sheldon comes home to straighten things out. Old arguments flare up - between mother and son and between brothers. Sheldon wants no part of fatherhood or family. Then, someone else from New York shows up at Evelyn's door, bringing a new set of challenges. Will this family ever stop airing its dirty laundry? And what of Sheldon: where is his pride? Can he, in the words of James Baldwin, go where his blood beats and live the life he has?

  1. Maurice Jamal

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Rockmond Dunbar

    Rockmond Dunbar

    Patrick / Sheldon

  2. Loretta Devine

    Loretta Devine


  3. Jenifer Lewis

    Jenifer Lewis

    Aunt Lettuce

  4. Terri J. Vaughn

    Terri J. Vaughn


  5. Maurice Jamal

    Maurice Jamal


  6. Sommore



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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • July 15, 2006
    PG-13, Theatrical



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