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  • Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire

    Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire (R, 2009)

    Gabourey Sidibe, Lenny Kravitz, Paula Patton, Mo'Nique, Mariah Carey
    Monster's Ball producer Lee Daniels follows up his 2005 directorial debut, Shadowboxer, with this ad... read moreaptation of author Sapphire's best-selling novel about an overweight, illiterate African-American teen from Harlem who discovers an alternate path in life after she begins attending a new school. Clareece "Precious" Jones is only a teenager, yet she's about to give birth to her second child. Unable to read or write, Clareece shows little prospect for the future until discovering that she has been accepted into an alternative school. There, with a little help from a sympathetic teacher (Paula Patton) and a kindly nurse (Lenny Kravitiz), the young girl receives something that most teens never get -- a chance to start over. Mo'nique co-stars in an inspirational drama featuring the debut performance of screen newcomer Gabourey "Gabbie" Sidibe. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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      Unmissable, raw and utterly amazing! Worthy of it's Golden Globe and Oscar not since The Color Purple has a film
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
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      fb628168622: The theme and content of 'Precious' is raw, intense, clever and tastefully brilliant. Emotionally challenging, it will have you attached fr
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
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      mizzsmile: Raw & hopeful. Fierce acting by very strong women. Enjoyed the intermixing of fantasy among all the
      Reviewed 4 years days ago