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Precious

Author: Lee Daniels; Mario Grigorov; Gabourey Sidibe; Mo'Nique; Paula Patton
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Icon Home Entertainment, 2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A gritty, life-affirming tale of an abused African-American teenager's struggle to change her life in 1980s Harlem. 16-year-old Clareece 'Precious' Jones (Gabourey Sidibe) has been abused from an early age by her now absent father, and is pregnant with his second child. With a venomous mother Mary (Mo'Nique) who treats her like a servant and her school life blighted by her illiteracy, Precious struggles to cope with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature : Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Daniels; Mario Grigorov; Gabourey Sidibe; Mo'Nique; Paula Patton
OCLC Number: 754507022
Notes: Based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire.
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Credits: Credits: music, Mario Grigorov.
Cast: Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz, Sherri Shepherd, Nealla Gordon, Stephanie Andujar, Amina Robertson, Chyna Layne.
Event notes: Made in 2009.
Target Audience: BBFC code: tc.
Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : color
Details: Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 1 disc(s), Interactive menus, Languages (English).; DVD.
Responsibility: director, Lee Daniels; producer, Lee Daniels; producer, Gary Magness; producer, Sarah Siegel-Magness; writer, Geoffrey Fletcher.

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A gritty, life-affirming tale of an abused African-American teenager's struggle to change her life in 1980s Harlem. 16-year-old Clareece 'Precious' Jones (Gabourey Sidibe) has been abused from an early age by her now absent father, and is pregnant with his second child. With a venomous mother Mary (Mo'Nique) who treats her like a servant and her school life blighted by her illiteracy, Precious struggles to cope with her seemingly hopeless life. But the offer of a place in an alternative school and the nurturing of literacy teacher Ms. Rain (Paula Patton) soon begin to transform the teenager, offering her a path to a brighter future. Mo'Nique won the Best Supporting Actress awards at both the 2010 BAFTAs and the Academy Awards for her portrayal of Mary.

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