Precious (based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire), 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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  • Precious (based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire), 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
Main title
  • Precious (based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire)
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  • 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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  • Push
  • Precious (base on nol by saf)
  • Precious
Language
  • eng
Summary
  • 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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  • MPAA rating: R; for child abuse including sexual assault, and pervasive language
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  • 496829833
Runtime
  • 109
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  • Lone Star Library.
Table of contents
  • Someday -- Principal's office -- Each one teach one -- Big day tomorrow -- First day -- Still hungry -- You coming? -- Meet and greet -- Single step -- All look the same -- Eat it up -- Home life -- For the social worker -- Talk to somebody -- Higher learning -- Nurse John -- Dear Precious -- Can I hold him? -- Ruined my life -- Just a teacher -- Making progress -- Visitor -- Your story -- On her own
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