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The Help [2011 film] (2011)

by Tate Taylor (Director/Screenwriter), Kathryn Stockett (Original book)

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In 1960s Mississippi, 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.… (more)
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Great story about black help for the wealthy in the 50's and 60's. This is being made into a movie.
  lilel17 | Jan 13, 2011 |
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Taylor, TateDirector/Screenwriterprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stockett, KathrynOriginal bookmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Chastain, Jessicasecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Davis, Violasecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Howard, Bryce Dallassecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Janney, Allisonsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Oyelowo, Davidsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Spacek, Sissysecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Spencer, Octaviasecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stone, Emmasecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tyson, Cicelysecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

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Stuart: I've never met a woman that says exactly what she's thinking.
Skeeter: Well, I got plenty to say.
Minny: Eat my shit.
Hilly: What'd you say?
Minny: I said eat... my... shit.
Hilly: Have you lost your mind?
Minny: No, ma'am. But you is about to. 'Cause you just did.
Skeeter: I'm sorry, but were you dropped on your head as an infant, or were you just born stupid?
Aibleen: You is kind. You is smart. You is important.
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In 1960s Mississippi, 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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