Directed by: Lee Daniels
Written by: Geoffrey Fletcher, Sapphire (novel)
Starring: Gabourey Sidibe, MoNique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz
Release Date: November 6, 2009
Watch the movie trailer of Precious below:
Overweight, illiterate teenager Clareece Precious Jones (Gabourey Sidibe) lives in Harlem with her dysfunctional family; she has been impregnated twice by her father and is in a destructive relationship with her mother (MoNique). Precious is invited to an alternative school where she hopes that her life can change direction.