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

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Lionsgate,
Pub. Date:
[2010]
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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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subject_facet Abused 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, DVD-Video discs, Drama, Feature films, 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, Niǫs 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, Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_display Precious (based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire)
title_full Precious (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 Cortš, Tom Heller ; presented by Lionsgate, Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry ; director of photography, Andrew Dunn
title_short Precious (based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire)
topic_facet Abused children, Adolescentes como madres de familia, African American teenage girls, African American teenage mothers, Illiterate persons, Incest, Niǫs maltratados, Overweight teenagers, Rape victims, Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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