Precious (2009)

Precious ()

Lee Daniels
Stephanie Andujar, Sherri Shepherd, Bill Sage, Gabourey Sidibe, Paula Patton, Angelic Zambrana, Nealla Gordon, Mariah Carey, Mo'Nique, Lenny Kravitz, Chyna Layne, Amina Robinson, Xosha Roquemore, Aunt Dot, Grace Hightower, Barret Helms, Kimberly Russell, Susan Taylor, Kendall Toombs, Alexander Toombs, Cory Davis, Rochelle McNaughton, Abigail Savage


Set in Harlem in 1987, Claireece "Precious" Jones is a 16-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, an angry woman who abuses her emotionally and physically. School is chaotic and Precious has reached the ninth grade with good marks and a secret; She can't read.