• Publication date: September 22, 2014

Waiting to Exhale

Savannah, Robin, Bernadine and Gloria are middle-aged African-American women going through different stations and situations in both love and life. The four friends are there for each other to provide support and understanding as each of them holds her breath for the perfect partner…

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1995

MBC Max:

September 24, 2015 14:00 (KSA) ~ September 24, 2015 13:00 (CLT)

Savannah, Robin, Bernadine and Gloria are middle-aged African-American women going through different stations and situations in both love and life. The four friends are there for each other to provide support and understanding as each of them holds her breath for the perfect partner…

Between- successful TV producer Savannah’s hope that her married lover will leave his wife for her, Bernadine discovering that despite her sacrifices her husband has left her for a white woman, Robin’s inability to find someone decent after dumping her married lover, and Gloria warming up to her neighbor after discovering that her ex-husband and father of her sonhas come out of the closet- the four friends will never relent on their dreams of love, while learning that with time comes the wisdom to accept and see love in its many splendid faces…

Starring:

  • Whitney Houston as Savannah ‘Vannah’ Jackson
  • Angela Bassett as Bernadine ‘Bernie’ Harris
  • Lela Rochon as Robin Stokes
  • Loretta Devine as Gloria ‘Glo’ Matthews
  • Gregory Hines as Marvin King
  • Dennis Haysbert as Kenneth Dawkins
  • Mykelti Williamson as Troy
  • Leon as Russell

Directed by: Forest Whitaker

Rating:  R for language and some strong sexuality