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Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire

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Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire, Gabourey 'Gabby' Sidibe | PRECIOUS Gabourey Sidibe looks for a better life
Lionsgate

Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
109 minutes
Limited Release Date:
11/06/09
performer:
Mariah Carey, Mo'Nique, Gabourey 'Gabby' Sidibe, Paula Patton, Sherri Shepherd
director:
Lee Daniels
distributor:
Lions Gate Films
author:
Geoffrey Fletcher
genre:
Drama

We gave it an A-

Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire is a harrowing nightmare of domestic abuse so bleak it’s a miracle director Lee Daniels finds a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel. The disc’s loaded with great EXTRAS like Sidibe’s powerhouse audition and a chat with the film’s A-list backers, Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey. A-

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