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Precious

2009 . Drama . 1h 50m

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23 total

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108K total

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About the movie

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Set in Harlem in 1987, Claireece "Precious" Jones is a 16-year-old African American girl born into a life no one would want. She's pregnant for the second time by her absent father; at home, she must wait hand and foot on her mother, an angry woman who abuses her emotionally and physically. School is chaotic and Precious has reached the ninth grade with good marks and a secret; She can't read.

Actors:

Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz

Director:

Lee Daniels

Rated:

R

Writer:

Geoffrey Fletcher, Sapphire

Language:

English, Italiano

Release:

06 Nov 2009

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Reviews

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Kwadwo Adu

10 months ago

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In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.

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Tanya P image

3 months ago

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πŸ’” so heartbreaking. A difficult watch but beautifully acted.

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Stephanie T image

3 months ago

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Incredible acting performances. Really sad story.

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Katie Garcia

3 months ago

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Amazing performances, sad story

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