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Precious (2010)
(Blu-ray)

Call Number BLU-RAY/DRAMA/PRECIOUS


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Published: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, [2010]
Description:  1 Blu-ray Disc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 0031398119807,
Language:  English


Title from container

Based on the novel "Push" by Sapphire

Originally released as a motion picture in 2009

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; "Fluorescent Beige" featurette

Mo'nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz, Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe, Sherri Shepherd

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

MPAA rating: R; for child abuse including sexual assault, and pervasive language

Blu-ray disc, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby DTS-HD Master 7.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 1080p High Definition; required Blu-ray player

English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

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Additional Credits:
Winfrey, Oprah.
Perry, Tyler.
Daniels, Lee, 1959-
Magness, Gary.
Siegel-Magness, Sarah.
Fletcher, Geoffrey, 1970-
Mo'Nique.
Patton, Paula.
Carey, Mariah.
Kravitz, Lenny.
Sidibe, Gabourey.
Shepherd, Sherri, 1967-
Grigorov, Mario.
Sapphire, 1950-
Lee Daniels Entertainment (Firm)
Smokewood Entertainment (Firm)
Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm)

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