A fresh and spirited fairy tale in which an unwed, unemployed mother from the projects becomes a star though spunk, determination and cheerfully trashy style. Nita (Anjela Lauren Smith), an English-born girl of Caribbean descent, wants desperately to
be a dance hall queen. Her boyfriend, Byron (Wil Johnson) a successful local musician and the father of her two children encourages her ambitions when it suits him and ignores them when it doesn't, a source of considerable friction between them. Nita is a disappointment to her mother,
Edith (Corinne Skinner Carter), who wishes Nita were more like her considerably older and more conservative sister Rose (Suz...