“Life is hard. Life is short. Life is painful. Life is rich. Life is….Precious.”
Bashed on the “Push” novel by Sapphire, Precious is about a sexually abused teenage girl named Claireece Precious Jones.
Having endured unimaginable hardships in her young life, she grows up poor, angry, illiterate, fat, unloved and generally unnoticed.
So what better way to learn about her than through her own, halting dialect? “Precious” is a very powerful and moving story that’s coming out in theaters today.
Check out the Precious movie trailer.
Released: November 6, 2009
Starring: Gabourey Sidibe, Lenny Kravitz, Paula Patton, Mo’nique, Mariah Carey