• In ‘A Thousand And One,' Teyana Taylor Shines As A Determined Mother

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    By Kovie Biakolo · Updated January 25, 2023 There are quite a few surprises in director and writer A.V. Rockwell's A Thousand and One film, which premiered on Sunday evening at Sundance. The story, which at first may seem like it strings together tired clichés, centers on a young Black woman, Inez , who has recently been released from Rikers prison in the mid-90s. She encounters her 6-year-old son, Terry (played by different actors throughout the film), who is in foster care, and at first appears reluctant to engage with her. But if you're expecting another sorry tale of a poor, broken...
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