100 minutes – Drama, Romance
Release date: March 5, 2004
DVD release date: August 17, 2004
Canadian distributor: ThinkFilm Inc.
American actor, Hill Harper plays Michael, a security guard in this an urban romantic comedy who wants to be a photographer. He spends most of his time at an adult movie store called Pornocopia, renting videos starring Lisette, played by Marieka Weathered. One day in a laundromat, he meets the young urban professional Jasmine (Marlyne N. Afflack). She`s a market research professional who has adopted celibacy as a way of life. So, when she falls for Michael, she`s dismayed to learn he can’t “perform” without watching porn. Realizing he has fallen in love with Jasmine, Michael reaches deep inside himself to prove his love and to beat his obsession. Ultimately, both Jasmine and Michael find that unless they are together, they can’t “eat the bones.” In other words, enjoy all that living has to offer right down to the marrow. Look for appearances from The Barenaked Ladies’ Ed Robertson and rapper, Kardinal Offishall.