MA15+ Drama

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Life is hard. Life is short. Life is painful. Life is rich. Life is....Precious.

From producer Oprah Winfrey and director Lee Daniels comes the two time Academy Award winning inspirational film that proves we are all precious.

In Harlem, New York City, Precious – an overweight, illiterate teen pregnant with her second child – is invited to enrol in an alternative school with hopes that her life can head in a new direction. A victim of sexual, emotional and physical abuse all of her life, for the first time Precious is given an opportunity to shine and realise her dreams in this emotionally empowering drama. Starring an amazing cast including, Academy Award Winner Mo’Nique, Academy Award nominee Gabourey Sidibe, Mariah Carey and Lenny Kravitz.


"A genuine work of art." The New York Times

"Best picture of 2009... PRECIOUS is an emotional powerhouse, a triumph of bruising humor and bracing hope that deserves its place among the year's best films." Rolling Stone

"Precious is a triumph of the soul, a triumph of a film and a heart-warming story that will touch all but the toughest cynics." Sydney Morning Herald

"Irresistibly inspirational," The Wall Street Journal



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Running Time 1hr 50m
Rating MA15+ | Mature Audiences
Cast Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey
Director Lee Daniels

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