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Precious / presented by Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry ; Lee Daniels Entertainment ; Smokewood Entertainment Group ; produced by Lee Daniels, Gary Magness, Sarah Siegel-Magness ; screenplay by Geoffrey Fletcher ; directed by Lee Daniels.

DVD DVD ([2010])
Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, [2010]
11 of 13 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
0 of 1 copy available at Salem.
0 current holds with 13 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Salem Adult DVD DVD/FIC/P - 3/10 (Text to Phone) Long Overdue 01/17/2019

General Note: English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Special features: Audio commentary with director Lee Daniels; "From Push to Precious" featurette; "A Precious ensemble" featurette; "Oprah and Tyler: a project of passion" featurette; a conversation with Author Sapphire and director Lee Daniels; deleted scene: the incest survivor meeting; audition: Gabourey Sidibe; "Reflections on Precious" featurette.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Based on the novel "Push" by Sapphire.
Title from container.
Creation/Production Credits: Director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; editor, Joe Klotz ; music, Mario Grigorov.
Participant or Performer: Mo'nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz, Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe, Sherri Shepherd.
Summary: 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, and 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.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: R; for child abuse including sexual assault, and pervasive language.
System Details:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 EX surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Language:
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Authors: Winfrey, Oprah. (Added Author). Perry, Tyler. (Added Author). Daniels, Lee. (Added Author). Magness, Gary. (Added Author). Siegel-Magness, Sarah. (Added Author). Fletcher, Geoffrey. (Added Author). Mo'Nique. (Added Author). Patton, Paula. (Added Author). Carey, Mariah. (Added Author). Kravitz, Lenny. (Added Author). Sidibe, Gabourey. (Added Author). Shepherd, Sherri, 1967- (Added Author). Grigorov, Mario. (Added Author). Sapphire, 1950- (Added Author). Lee Daniels Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Smokewood Entertainment Group (Firm) (Added Author). Lionsgate (Firm) (Added Author).
Citation: Winfrey, Oprah. "Precious." Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, 2010.
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