Based on the award-winning novel, 'Push', from author Sapphire (Ramona Lofton), Precious is the acting debut of Gabourey Sidibe, who plays the lead role of Claireece Precious Jones, an obese, illterate, black teenager who suffers long term abuse at the hands of both parents. Escape from her traumatic existence is potentially found when she changes schools and meets the inspirational Miss Blu Rain.
Released on the 2009-01-16
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2000s, African American, Baby, Bad Father, Destiny, Dream, Dropout, Family Conflict, Fantasy, Fat Lady, HIV-positive, Harlem, Hope, Imagination, Incest, Inspiration, Lerngruppe, Mother Daughter Relationship, New York City, New Yorker, Oddball, Outsider, Poverty, Precariate, Pregnancy, Pregnant Minor, Rape, Sexual Abuse, Social Worker, Socially Deprived Family, Stroke of Fate, Teacher, Teacher-Student-Relation, Teaching, Teasing, Underclass
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