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Precious / presented by Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry ; Lee Daniels Entertainment ; Smokewood Entertainment Group ; produced by Lee Daniels, Gary Magness, Sarah Siegel-Magness ; screenplay by Geoffrey Fletcher ; directed by Lee Daniels.

Winfrey, Oprah. (Added Author). Perry, Tyler. (Added Author). Daniels, Lee, 1959- (Added Author). Magness, Gary. (Added Author). Siegel-Magness, Sarah. (Added Author). Fletcher, Geoffrey, 1970- (Added Author). Mo'Nique. (Added Author). Patton, Paula. (Added Author). Carey, Mariah. (Added Author). Kravitz, Lenny. (Added Author). Sidibe, Gabourey. (Added Author). Shepherd, Sherri, 1967- (Added Author). Grigorov, Mario. (Added Author). Sapphire, 1950- Push. (Added Author). Lee Daniels Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Smokewood Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Lionsgate (Firm) (Added Author). Mo'nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz, Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe, Sherri Shepherd. (Cast).
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the novel "Push" by Sapphire.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: Audio commentary with director Lee Daniels; "From Push to Precious" featurette; "A Precious ensemble" featurette; "Oprah and Tyler: a project of passion" featurette; a conversation with Author Sapphire and director Lee Daniels; deleted scene: the incest survivor meeting; audition: Gabourey Sidibe; "Reflections on Precious" featurette; "Fluorescent Beige" featurette.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; editor, Joe Klotz ; music, Mario Grigorov.
Participant or Performer Note:
Mo'nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz, Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe, Sherri Shepherd.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for child abuse including sexual assault, and pervasive language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 EX surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Language Note:
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: African American teenage mothers > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Overweight teenagers > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Illiterate persons > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Abused children > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Rape victims > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Incest > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Adolescentes como madres de familia > Nueva York (Estados Unidos : Estado) > Nueva York > Teatro.
Niños maltratados > Nueva York (Estados Unidos : Estado) > Nueva York > Teatro.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Drama.
Genre: Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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