The Help

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A 1960s-era Mississippi debutante sends her community into an uproar by conducting a series of probing interviews with the black servants behind some of her community's most prominent families. Skeeter (Emma Stone) has just graduated from college, and she's eager to launch her career as a writer. In a moment of inspiration, Skeeter decides to focus her attention on the black female servants who work in her community. Her first subject is Aibileen (Viola Davis), the devoted housekeeper who has been employed by Skeeter's best friend's family for years. By speaking with Aibileen, Skeeter becomes an object of scorn to the wealthy locals, who view her actions as directly challenging to the established social order. Before long, even more servants are coming forward to tell their stories, and Skeeter discovers that friendship can blossom under the most unlikely of circumstances. Bryce Dallas Howard co-stars in a touching tale of race relations based on author Kathryn Stockett's best-selling novel of the same name. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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full_title help
author touchstone pictures
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lastUpdate 2018-04-22 01:20:14AM

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auth_author2 Barnathan, Michael,, Barnathan, Michael., Chastain, Jessica, 1977-, Columbus, Chris,, Columbus, Chris., Davis, Viola, 1965-, Goldblatt, Stephen, 1945-, Green, Brunson,, Green, Brunson., Howard, Bryce Dallas, 1981-, Janney, Allison,, Janney, Allison., Lowell, Chris, 1984-, Newman, Thomas, 1955-, O'Reilly, Ahna, 1985-, Spacek, Sissy,, Spacek, Sissy., Spencer, Octavia,, Spencer, Octavia., Steenburgen, Mary,, Stockett, Kathryn., Stone, Emma, 1988-, Taylor, Tate,, Taylor, Tate., Tyson, Cicely,, Tyson, Cicely., Vogel, Mike,, Vogel, Mike., Winborne, Hughes,, Winborne, Hughes.
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display_description Mississippi during the 1960s: Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives, and a small Mississippi town, upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community.
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subject_facet African American women, African American women -- Drama, African American women household employees, African American women household employees -- Drama, Afronorteamericanos -- Teatro, Amerika, Amerika -- Schwarze, Bürgerrechtsbewegung, Civil rights movements, Civil rights movements -- Drama, DVD-Video discs, DVDs for people with visual disabilities, DVDs for the hearing impaired, Drama, Feature films, Feature films -- Young adult, Fiction films, Film adaptations, Frau, Friendship, Friendship -- Drama, Hausgehilfin, Historical films, Housekeepers, Housekeepers -- Mississippi -- Drama, Jackson (Misisipí) -- Teatro, Jackson (Miss.) -- Drama, Literatur, Mississippi, Mississippi -- Jackson, Mississippidelta, Movimiento de Derechos Civiles -- Teatro, Mujeres -- Teatro, Nineteen sixties -- Drama, Schriftstellerin, Schwarze, Social problem films, Stockett, Kathryn, Stockett, Kathryn -- Film adaptations, Trabajadoras domésticas -- Misisipí -- Teatro, Verfilmung, Video recordings for people with visual disabilities, Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_display The Help
title_full The Help / Dreamworks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment present ; in association with Participant Media and Imagenation Abu Dhabi ; a 1492 Pictures/Harbinger Pictures production ; produced by Brunson Green, Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan ; written for the screen and directed by Tate Taylor, The help [videorecording] / Dreamworks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment present in association with Participant Media and Imagenation ; a 1492 Pictures/Harbinger Pictures production ; produced by Brunson Green, Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan ; written for the screen and directed by Tate Taylor, The help [videorecording] / Dreamworks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment present in association with Participant Media and Imagenation Abu Dhabi a 1492 Pictures, Harbinger Pictures production ; produced by Brunson Green, Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan ; written and directed by Tate Taylor
title_short The Help
topic_facet African American women, African American women household employees, Afronorteamericanos, Bürgerrechtsbewegung, Civil rights movements, Frau, Friendship, Hausgehilfin, Housekeepers, Literatur, Movimiento de Derechos Civiles, Mujeres, Nineteen sixties, Schriftstellerin, Schwarze, Stockett, Kathryn, Trabajadoras domésticas, Verfilmung
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