Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire Poster

Release Date: November 6th, 2009

R|1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary
Pregnant by her own father for the second time, 16-year-old Claireece "Precious" Jones (Gabourey Sidibe) can neither read nor write and suffers constant abuse at the hands of her vicious mother (Mo'Nique). Precious instinctively sees a chance to turn her life around when she is offered the opportunity to transfer to an alternative school. Under the patient, firm guidance of her new teacher, Ms. Rain (Paula Patton), Precious begins the journey from oppression to self-determination.

Cast: Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique , Paula Patton, Lenny Kravitz, Mariah Carey, Sherri Shepherd, Xosha Roquemore, Chyna Layne

Director: Lee Daniels

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Smokewood Entertainment Group

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

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