Precious: Based on the Novel PUSH by Sapphire Trailer

A clip/trailer of Precious: Based on the Novel PUSH by Sapphire

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Lee Daniels's "Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire" is a vibrant, honest and resoundingly hopeful film about the human capacity to grow and overcome.

Set in Harlem in 1987, it is the story of Claireece "Precious" Jones (Gabourey Sidibe), a sixteen-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 (Mo'Nique), a poisonously angry woman who abuses her emotionally and physically. School is a place of chaos, and Precious has reached the ninth grade with good marks and an awful secret: she can neither read nor write.

Precious may sometimes be down, but she is never out. Beneath her impassive expression is a watchful, curious young woman with an inchoate but unshakeable sense that other possibilities exist for her. Threatened with expulsion, Precious is offered the chance to transfer to an alternative school, Each One/Teach One. Precious doesn't know the meaning of "alternative," but her instincts tell her this is the chance she has been waiting for. In the literacy workshop taught by the patient yet firm Ms. Rain (Paula Patton), Precious begins a journey that will lead her from darkness, pain and powerlessness to light, love and self-determination.


Reader's Reviews

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    Mar 07, 2010

    it is awesome!I must see this! Gabourey is great!

    Nov 23, 2009

    Haven't seen the movie, but the book is incredible.

    Nov 06, 2009

    i also wish everyonecan watch thismovie im guessing is only for one day but dammm i wish i would see it i cant cuzi dnt havea ride or no one to go with but i do recomended it thetrailer made me cry

    Nov 03, 2009

    i really would love for every body to watch this movie becuase it seams like its gonna be the new 5 star movie of the year.and the trailer made me cry.

    Oct 26, 2009

    this small clipped moved me. I had tears in my eyes just watching the clip...I cant wait to see this movie. it deserves 10stars

    Sep 30, 2009

    it is so moving because it is so real....only people don't want to see its there. i think its wonderful.

    Sep 23, 2009

    This trailer touched me to my core, and made tears brim up. Intense subject matter. Monique is pulling from her soul in her acting. A definite must see!

    Sep 17, 2009

    This looks like it's going to be a very good movie. All teenagers, young adults and some young kids need to see this movie.

    Blessed One
    Sep 13, 2009

    I can't wait to see this movie...every young girl that is a teen or older should want to see this movie and learn that life sometimes deals us a bad hand. To know that where I come from will not determine where I end up.

    Aug 17, 2009

    I live in South Africa. i really can't wait to watch this movie.

    Jul 01, 2009

    cant wait!

    Jun 10, 2009

    I'm reading the book right now. Already I can see the differences. However, the film appears to be just as moving as the novel!!! I'm so excited!

    Jun 04, 2009

    Finally, a great film with originality... the way films should be made! I see a possible Oscar for Best Film, or maybe Best Actress. Can't to see the movie!

    May 31, 2009

    Just from the trailer, I am touched by Mo'Nique's ability to capture the character. I did believe.Paula Patton has really grown since the Outkast movie. I am excited to see this movie. Congratulations ALL INVOLVED! Peace

    May 24, 2009

    I just read the book and I can't wait to see the movie!!!...oh by the way the book was different but great just read with an open mind and heart

    May 24, 2009

    O-M-G This story hits so close to home - Tears just started..I see a possible OSCAR NOM! I can't wait to see it!!!!

    May 20, 2009

    Can't wait to see this movie!

    May 20, 2009


    May 19, 2009

    I had tears in my eyes just watching the trailer, I can't wait 4 the movie! I'm gonna read the book first!

    May 19, 2009

    Can't wait to see this movie. I hope it screens in France.

    May 17, 2009

    Looks like it's going to be a hit! I am looking forward to see Mariah Carey and Monique's performance =] I cant wait!!!!!

    May 15, 2009

    I can't wait for this!!!

    May 15, 2009

    LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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