Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire, Trailer
Director Lee DanielsYear 2009
Watch the trailer for Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
Precious is the nickname of Claireece Jones, a sixteen year old girl who lives in Harlem. She's pregnant with her father's child - who has now become absent in her life - Precious is still surrounded by abuse, her mother physically and mentally abuses her, yet through all of this she's managed to do OK at school even though her teachers don't know she can't read and write. Eventually faced with expulsion, Precious is offered the chance to join an alternative school, she doesn't really understand what that is but in her heart she feels it's a good move. Precious begins a new journey in her life, a more positive life for her and her baby.
Brought to us by Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry and Lionsgate Films.
Starring: Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Sherri Shepherd and Lenny Kravitz
Directed by: Lee Daniels