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Is the movie Precious Based on a true story?

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.

Who is the principal in the movie Precious?

A student comes in with a note saying that the principal wants to see Precious. In the principals office, the principal, Mrs. Lichtenstein asks if Precious is pregnant again and how could this happen. The principal lays out the facts for Precious: shes 16, pregnant again, and attends junior high.

How did the movie Precious do at the box office?

Precious received largely positive reviews from critics; the performances of Sidibe and Mo’Nique, the story, and its message were generally praised. The film was a box office success, earning over $63 million on a $10 million budget.

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.

Who is Mrs Lichtenstein in the movie Precious?

Precious is cooking dinner when the doorbell buzzes (they live in a typical run-down New York tenement building- although it is not typical for apartments to have two floors). It is Mrs. Lichtenstein, who wants to talk to mom.

Who is the receptionist in the movie Precious?

Precious goes to Each One, Teach One, where the receptionist, who Precious refers to as Cornrows (Sherri Shepard), gives her a placement test. It is clear that Precious is illiterate by the way she takes the test and narrates that tests paint pictures of me with no brain.

Who are the actors in the movie Precious?

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification Gabourey Sidibe Precious Mo’Nique Mary Paula Patton Ms. Rain Mariah Carey Ms. Weiss Sherri Shepherd Cornrows