The Help Poster

Release Date: August 10th, 2011

DVD Release Date: December 6th, 2011

PG-13|2 hr 26 min

Plot Summary
In 1960s Mississippi, Southern society girl Skeeter (Emma Stone) returns from college with dreams of being a writer. She turns her small town on its ear by choosing to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent white families. Only Aibileen (Viola Davis), the housekeeper of Skeeter's best friend, will talk at first. But as the pair continue the collaboration, more women decide to come forward, and as it turns out, they have quite a lot to say.

Cast: Viola Davis, Emma Stone, Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer, Jessica Chastain, Allison Janney, Sissy Spacek, Ahna O'Reilly

Director: Tate Taylor

Genres: Drama

Production Co: 1492 Pictures, Harbinger Pictures

Distributors: Walt Disney

Keywords: Gripping, Sacrifice, Mother, 1960s, Transformation, Relationships, Heartwarming, Friendship, Inspiring

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Awards

Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Nominated Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Nominated Supporting Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Winner Supporting Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Nominated Leading Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Best Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Winner Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Best Picture