Precious (2009)

Watch Precious: In Harlem, 1987. Sixteen year old Claireece Jones - who goes by her middle name Precious - is an illiterate, overweight black girl. She is pregnant with her second child, both children fathered by her biological father, who has continually raped her since she was a child, but who she doesn't see otherwise. Her infant daughter, Mongo - such named since she has Down Syndrome - lives with Precious' grandmother. Precious lives with her mother Mary, who abuses Precious both physically and emotionally. 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...

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Ratings: IMDB: 7.30
Runtime: 110 mins
Genres: Drama
Director: Lee Daniels
Actors: Paula Patton Gabourey Sidibe Mariah Carey Patty Duke Rose Sias

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