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Precious

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Spanish
Format: DVD 2010
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Summary
Precious Jones, an inner-city high school girl, is illiterate, obese, and pregnant. Naive and abused, Precious responds to a glimmer of hope when a door is opened by an alternative-school teacher.
Additional Information
Subjects African American teenage mothers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Overweight teenagers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Illiterate persons -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Abused children -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Rape victims -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Incest -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Santa Monica, Calif. :Lionsgate,2010
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Push.
Contributors Winfrey, Oprah.
Perry, Tyler.
Daniels, Lee, 1959-
Magness, Gary.
Siegel-Magness, Sarah.
Fletcher, Geoffrey.
Mo'Nique.
Patton, Paula.
Carey, Mariah.
Shepherd, Sherri, 1967-
Kravitz, Lenny.
Sidibe, Gabourey.
Sapphire, 1950- Push.
Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm)
Lee Daniels Entertainment (Firm)
Smokewood Entertainment Group (Firm)
Participants/Performers Mo'nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Sherri Shepherd, Lenny Kravitz, Gabourey Sidibe.
Other Contributors Costume designer, Marina Draghici ; production designer, Roshelle Berliner ; music, Mario Grigorov ; editor, Joe Klotz ; director of photography, Andrew Dunn.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for child abuse including sexual assault, and pervasive language.
Language English
Spanish
In English with optional subtitles in English and Spanish; closed-captioned.
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Based on the novel "Push" by Sapphire.
Special features include: audio commentary with Lee Daniels; From Push to Precious featurette; A Precious ensemble featurette; Oprah and Tyler : a project of passion featurette; a conversation with Sapphire and Lee Daniels; deleted scene: the incest survivor meeting; audition: Gabourey Sidibe; Reflections on Precious featurette.
System Details DVD; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, enhanced for 16x9 TVs; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Description 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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