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Precious

Author: Lee DanielsGary MagnessSarah Siegel-MagnessGeoffrey FletcherMo'Nique.All authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, ©2010
Edition/Format:   DVD video : 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: Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Sapphire
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Daniels; Gary Magness; Sarah Siegel-Magness; Geoffrey Fletcher; Mo'Nique.; Gabourey Sidibe; Paula Patton; Mariah Carey; Lenny Kravitz; Sherri Shepherd; Mario Grigorov; Sapphire; Lee Daniels Entertainment (Firm); Smokewood Entertainment Group (Firm); Lionsgate (Firm)
OCLC Number: 850761663
Language Note: English and Türkçe dialogue with optional English or Türkçe subtitles.
Notes: Based on the novel "Push" by Sapphire.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Credits: Director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; editor, Joe Klotz ; music, Mario Grigorov; produced by Lee Daniels, Gary Magness, Sarah Siegel-Magness ; screenplay by Geoffrey Fletcher.
Cast: Mo'nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz, Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe, Sherri Shepherd.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for child abuse including sexual assault, and pervasive language.
Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 2, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Other Titles: Precious: Acı bir aşk hikayesi
Responsibility: Lee Daniels Entertainment ; in association with Smokewood Entertainment Group ; directed by Lee Daniels.

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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, and 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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