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Precious

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Directed by Lee Daniels
United States, 2009
Drama

Synopsis

Set in Harlem at the end of the 1980s, an obese, illiterate teenage girl tries to escape the abuse of her mother by enrolling in an alternative school with the hope of starting a new life for herself and her unborn child.

Synopsis

Set in Harlem at the end of the 1980s, an obese, illiterate teenage girl tries to escape the abuse of her mother by enrolling in an alternative school with the hope of starting a new life for herself and her unborn child.

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PreciousDirected byLee Daniels

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2009
Academy Awards
2010 | 2 wins including: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
2010 | 4 nominations including: Best Motion Picture of the Year
Sundance Film Festival
2009 | 3 wins including: Dramatic (Audience Award)
Independent Spirit Awards
2010 | 5 wins including: Best Feature

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