Is the movie Precious Based on a true story?

Precious (film) Jump to navigation Jump to search. Precious: Base on Nol by Saf (Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire), or simply Precious, is a 2009 American drama film, directed and co-produced by Lee Daniels. The script was written by Geoffrey S. Fletcher, adapted from the 1996 novel Push by Sapphire.

What kind of awards did the movie Precious win?

Precious received six Academy Award nominations, including one for Best Picture, at the 82nd Academy Awards. Geoffrey Fletcher won for Best Adapted Screenplay. Mo’Nique won the award for Best Supporting Actress, for which she received a standing ovation at the ceremony, along with numerous other accolades.

What was the movie the Cordillera of dreams about?

Memory and loss are interwoven with an activist sense of lineage. (The movie, which won best documentary at Cannes last year, is the last part of a trilogy; the prior pictures in it, “Nostalgia for the Light” and “The Pearl Button,” are in a similar mode.) Guzmán interviews writers and artists who remained in Chile after he departed.

Who was Gabourey Sidibe in the movie Precious?

Gabourey Sidibe as Claireece Precious Jones. The film’s casting director, Billy Hopkins, found her at an open-call audition held at New York City’s Lehman College. Sidibe was chosen over 300 others who auditioned in nationwide casting calls and had no prior acting experience.

What did Mary do in the movie Precious?

Mary does nothing but smoke, watch television and collect welfare through fraud (as she doesn’t ever look for a job) and believes that education does nothing for Precious, who she would rather also collect welfare if only to bring money into the household. To escape her life, Precious often daydreams of herself in glamorous situations.

Who are the actors in the movie Precious?

Cast & Crew 1 Gabourey Sidibe Claireece “Precious” Jones. 2 Mo’Nique Mary. 3 Paula Patton Ms. Rain. 4 Lenny Kravitz Nurse John. 5 Mariah Carey Ms. Weiss. 6 Sherri Shepherd Cornrows. 7 Xosha Roquemore Joann. 8 Chyna Layne Rhonda. 9 Lee Daniels Director. 10 Lee Daniels Producer.

What did the movie Precious win at Sundance?

At Sundance, it won the Audience Award and the Grand Jury Prize for best drama, as well as a Special Jury Prize for supporting actress Mo’Nique.

Cast overview, first billed only: Gabourey Sidibe Precious Mo’Nique Mary Paula Patton Ms. Rain Mariah Carey Ms. Weiss Sherri Shepherd Cornrows

Who is the teacher in the movie Precious?

At the alternative school, the teacher, Ms. Blue Rain (Paula Patton), calls Precious to class and tells the class the purpose of the school is to prepare them for the GED. We are introduced to five other students. She asks each student to write and say their name, favorite color, talent]

What was the error code for the movie Precious?

(Error Code: 102630) In New York City’s Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.