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Their Eyes Were Watching God is an American Broadcasting Company television film that aired on March 6, 2005 based on a novel by African-American writer Zora Neale Hurston and Published by J. B. Lippincott. The novel was first published on September 18, 1937 in United States.

The film Directed by Darnell Martin and cast by Halle Berry as Janie Crawford, Michael Ealy as Tea Cake and others.

A young free-spirited African-American woman searches for love and happiness in 1920s America by plunging into three marriages with very different men, challenging the morals of her small-town community in Florida.

TIME included the novel in its 2005 list of the 100 best English-language novels published since 1923. And the film was most successful film and nominated for huge award but own two awards, Terrence Howard own Breakthrough Artist Award and Michael Ealy own Black Reel Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Miniseries or Movie.


“You talk a lot of brass, Joe, but there here’s nothing’ big about you but your voice! Hell, when you pull down your’ britches it looks like you done hit the change of life!” – Janie Starks

“Even now, you got to die with me being obedient, instead of just letting me love you.” – Janie Starks

“Tea Cake, huh? You as sweet as all that?” – Janie Starks

“I’m watching’ God.” – Janie Starks

 “I said, “Good afternoon, ladies.” – Janie Starks

“There are two things everybody got to find out for themselves: they got to find out about love, and they got to find out about living. Now, love is like the sea. It’s a moving thing. And it’s different on every shore. And living… well, I just come back from burying the dead.” – Janie Starks

“He ain’t wasted none of my money. And if he were here, he’d tell everybody so, too.” – Janie Starks

“You think he did me wrong.” – Janie Starks

“Well, I ain’t stunned by what they think.” – Janie Starks

“Jody, maybe I ain’t been such a good wife to you. But you gave me everything a woman could ever dream of having, and I thank you. But Jody, you and me been together now for 20 years, and you don’t know me half at all.” – Janie Starks

“You changed from that Jody I run off down the road with. I wanted to keep a house with you in a wonderful way, but you weren’t really satisfied with me the way I was.” – Janie Starks

“It’s just that my own feelings had to be squeezed and crowded out of me to make room for yours in me.” – Janie Starks

“Ain’t nobody trying to blame nothing on you, Joe! But all this bowing down and obedience… well, it just… it ain’t what I run off with you down that road for!” – Janie Starks

“They dead. And I don’t care what my husband thinks neither.” – Janie Starks

“Gone to get a plow, so I can help ‘I’m in the fields.” – Janie Starks


“Thank you for your compliments, but Mrs. Starks don’t know nothing’ bout no speech-making’. I didn’t marry her for nothing’ like that.” – Joe Starks

“I hope thunder and lightning kill you.” – Joe Starks

“Doctor say I’m dying.’ Guess you come to watch.” – Joe Starks

“I know you.” – Joe Starks

“I built a whole town for us. But that ain’t good enough for you.” – Joe Starks

“Blame everything on me. I don’t let you show me no feeling, huh? Janie, that’s all I ever wanted!” – Joe Starks

“Your parents are gonna give you hell for setting’ their pigs free.” – Joe Starks

“Girl, you got no more business behind a plow than a hog does with a holiday.” – Joe Starks

 “Go to hell.” – Joe Starks


“Whatcha doing’, Janie?” – Tea Cake

“My momma named me Virgil Woods, but everybody calls me Tea Cake.” – Tea Cake

“Why don’t you try me and see?” – Tea Cake

“Oh, Janie, you’re the kind o’ woman that’ll make a man forget to grow old.” – Tea Cake


“Lord, Janie? We been worried sick about you.” – Pearl Stone

“What’s that you said?” – Pearl Stone


“If that Tea Cake ever shows his behind in Eatonville again, he’ll wish he hadn’t. He knew you had just lost Joe, so he took advantage of you and your money.” – Phoebe Watson

“But he gone, ain’t he?” – Phoebe Watson

“He dragged you down to his level, and then…” – Phoebe Watson

“Janie, we all know he did you wrong!” – Phoebe Watson

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