Precious (based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire)

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Publisher:
Lionsgate,
Pub. Date:
[2010]
Edition:
Widescreen.
Language:
English
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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, 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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Grouping Titleprecious based on the novel push by sapphire
Grouping Authorlee daniels entertainment
Grouping Categorymovie
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Carey, Mariah,
Cortés, Lisa,
Daniels, Lee, 1959-
Draghici, Marina,
Dunn, Andrew,
Fletcher, Geoffrey, 1970-
Grigorov, Mario,
Heller, Tom,
Klotz, Joe,
Kravitz, Lenny,
Magness, Gary,
Mathis, Mark G.,
Mo'Nique,
Patton, Paula,
Perry, Tyler,
Sapphire, 1950-
Shepherd, Sherri, 1967-
Sidibe, Gabourey,
Siegel-Magness, Sarah,
Winfrey, Oprah,
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Kravitz, Lenny,actor.
Lee Daniels Entertainment (Firm)
Lions Gate Films.
Magness, Gary,producer.
Mathis, Mark G.,producer.
Mo'Nique,actor.
Patton, Paula,actor.
Perry, Tyler,producer.
Sapphire,1950-Push.
Shepherd, Sherri,1967-actor.
Sidibe, Gabourey,actor.
Siegel-Magness, Sarah,producer.
Smokewood Entertainment (Firm)
Winfrey, Oprah,producer.
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subject_facetAbused children -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama
Adolescentes como madres de familia -- Nueva York (Estados Unidos : Estado) -- Nueva York -- Teatro
African American teenage girls -- New York (State) -- Drama
African American teenage mothers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama
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Feature films -- United States
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Films for the hearing impaired
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Drama
Illiterate persons -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama
Incest -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama
Niños maltratados -- Nueva York (Estados Unidos : Estado) -- Nueva York -- Teatro
Overweight teenagers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama
Rape victims -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama
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title_displayPrecious (based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire)
title_fullPrecious (based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire) [videorecording] / 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
title_shortPrecious (based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire)
topic_facetAbused children
Adolescentes como madres de familia
African American teenage girls
African American teenage mothers
Illiterate persons
Incest
Niños maltratados
Overweight teenagers
Rape victims
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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