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Author: Lee DanielsGeoffrey FletcherSarah Siegel-MagnessGary MagnessOprah WinfreyAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1987, obese, illiterate, black 16-year-old Claireece 'Precious' Jones lives in Harlem with her dysfunctional family. She has been raped and impregnated twice by her father, Carl. She suffers constant physical, mental and sexual abuse from her unemployed mother, Mary. After getting pregnant for the second time, Precious is suspended from her school. Her principal arranges to have her attend an alternative school  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Named Person: Sapphire; Sapphire
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Daniels; Geoffrey Fletcher; Sarah Siegel-Magness; Gary Magness; Oprah Winfrey; Tyler Perry; Lisa Cortés; Tom Heller; Andrew Dunn; Mo'Nique.; Paula Patton; Mariah Carey; Sherri Shepherd; Lenny Kravitz; Gabourey Sidibe; Mark G Mathis; Joe Klotz; Mario Grigorov; Roshelle Berliner; Marina Draghici; Sapphire; Lee Daniels Entertainment (Firm); Smokewood Entertainment (Firm); Lions Gate Films.; Swank Motion Pictures, Inc.
OCLC Number: 764754487
Notes: Based upon the book "Push", a novel by Sapphire.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Opening credits also appear with deliberate misspellings.
Credits: Co-executive producer, Simone Sheffield ; co-producer, Mark G. Mathis ; editor, Joe Klotz ; music by Mario Grigorov ; music supervisor, Lynn Fainchtein ; production designer, Roshelle Berliner ; costume designer, Marina Draghici.
Cast: Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Sherri Shepherd, Lenny Kravitz, Gabourey Sidibe, Stephanie Andujar, Chyna Layne, Amina Robinson, Xosha Roquemore, Angelic Zambrana, Aunt Dot, Nealla Gordon, Grace Hightower, Barret Isaiah Mindell, Kimberly Russell, Bill Sage, Susan Taylor.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. St. Louis, Mo. : Swank Motion Pictures Inc., 2011. Available via World Wide Web.
Awards: Academy Awards, 2009: Best Picture, Best actress (Mo'Nique), and best director ; Golden Globe Winner, Best supporting actress, Monique, Best Picture Drama, Best Actress Drama, Gabourey Sidibe ; Best Picture of 2009, Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for child abuse including sexual assault, and pervasive language.
Description: 1 streaming video (110 min.)
Other Titles: Precious (Motion picture)
Push
Precious (base on nol by saf)
Precious
Responsibility: Lee Daniels Entertainment in association with Smokewood Entertainment ; directed by Lee Daniels ; screenplay by Geoffrey Fletcher ; produced by Lee Daniels, Sarah Siegel-Magness, Gary Magness ; executive producers, Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, Lisa Cortés, Tom Heller ; presented by Lionsgate, Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry ; director of photography, Andrew Dunn.

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In 1987, obese, illiterate, black 16-year-old Claireece 'Precious' Jones lives in Harlem with her dysfunctional family. She has been raped and impregnated twice by her father, Carl. She suffers constant physical, mental and sexual abuse from her unemployed mother, Mary. After getting pregnant for the second time, Precious is suspended from her school. Her principal arranges to have her attend an alternative school where her new teacher, Ms. Rain, helps Precious learn to read and she responds to this glimmer of hope. Precious also meets Mrs. Weiss, a social worker, who discovers the abuse and incest that Precious has had to endure. Her father dies of AIDS and Precious learns that she is now HIV-positive.

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