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Sunday, April 25, 2010

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

With Gabourey Sidibe (Tower Heist, The Big C), Mo'Nique, Paula Patton (Déjà Vu, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol), Mariah Carey, Sherri Shepherd (One for the Money), Lenny Kravitz (The Hunger Games, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire)
From the director of The Paperboy

"In 1987, obese, illiterate, black 16-year-old Claireece "Precious" Jones (Gabourey Sidibe) lives in the New York City neighborhood of Harlem with her dysfunctional family; she has been raped and impregnated twice by her father, Carl, and suffers constant physical and mental abuse from her unemployed mother, Mary (Mo'Nique). The family resides in a Section 8 tenement and subsists on welfare. After Precious becomes pregnant for the second time, she is suspended from school. Her junior high school principal, Mrs. Lichtenstein arranges to have her attend an alternative school, which she hopes can help Precious change her life's direction." IMDB

Precious is one of those movies that you don't want to watch. Because you are too scared to face a reality that is not comfortable. Because it may remind you of a reality that is too close to you. Because you don't wanna know. So you wait until the occasion of someone forcing you to watch it. And then, subsequently, you end up being to one forcing everyone else to watch it. Because you loved it. Because people have to know. Because beyond the awful story is a real message of hope, a real feeling of justice. And beautiful people that makes life possibly better. The actors are irreproachable, the directing is sensible and organic, it just feel so real you want to cry and hug. Haven't seen it? GO. NOW!

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