USA, 2009, 109 Minute Running Time
Topic: Drama
Language: English

Set in Harlem in 1987, Precious is a 16-year-old girl born into a world no one would want. She's pregnant for the second time and must wait hand-and-foot on her mother, a poisonously angry woman who abuses her emotionally and physically. Her only hope comes from a chance to attend an alternative school. An official selection at Cannes Film Fest and three-time winner at Sundance.

DIRECTOR: Lee Daniels
Producer: Lee Daniels, Sarah Siegel-Magness, Gary Magness, Mark Mathis
Editor: Joe Klotz
Screenwriter: Geoffrey Fletcher based on the novel Push by Sapphire
Cinematographer: Andrew Dunn
Music: Mario Grigorov
Principal Cast: Gabourey Sibide, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Sherri Shepherd
Filmography: Shadowboxer (2005)

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