What is the movie Precious about?
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.
Is the film Precious on Netflix?
Sorry, Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire is not available on American Netflix, but you can unlock it right now in the USA and start watching!
How old is precious in the movie Precious?
Summaries. Sixteen year old Claireece Jones – who goes by her middle name Precious – is an illiterate, overweight black girl. She is pregnant with her second child, both children fathered by her biological father, who has continually raped her since she was a child, but who she doesn’t see otherwise.
What did Mo’Nique do in the movie Precious?
For her mother and for herself, life is an endless round of TV–food–arguments-TV–food-arguments. In their dark and dingy apartment, practically the only illumination is from the TV screen. Mo’Nique’s performance is revelatory on multiple levels, down to the bone of the human condition and certainly up to the highest screen standards.
Who is Gabourey Sidibe in the movie Precious?
First and foremost, we have the breakout role of Gabourey “Gabby” Sidibe, portraying the overweight, twice-pregnant and illiterate protagonist, Precious.
Why is it raining in the movie Precious?
The rain is actually her mother, Mary (MoNique), throwing water on Precious’s face to rouse Precious from the floor. Precious is cooking dinner when the doorbell buzzes (they live in a typical run-down New York tenement building- although it is not typical for apartments to have two floors).