About the film
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Release Date: November 06, 2009
|Slogan||:||«We are all precious»|
|Production Companies||:||Smokewood Entertainment Group|
|Producers||:||Lee Daniels, Lisa Cortés, Sarah Siegel-Magness, Gary Magness|
|Writers||:||Geoffrey Fletcher, Sapphire|
Set in Harlem in 1987, Claireece "Precious" Jones is a 16-year-old African American girl born into a life no one would want. She's pregnant for the second time by her absent father; at home, she must wait hand and foot on her mother, an angry woman who abuses her emotionally and physically. School is chaotic and Precious has reached the ninth grade with good marks and a secret; She can't read.