"The Help is a 2011 American drama film adaptation of the novel of the same name (2009) by Kathryn Stockett, adapted for the screen and directed by Tate Taylor. Featuring an ensemble cast, the film is about a young white woman, Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan, and her relationship with two black maids during Civil Rights era America (the early 1960s). Skeeter is a journalist who decides to write a book from the point of view of the maids (referred to as "the help"), exposing the racism they are faced with as they work for white families.
Set in Jackson, Mississippi, it stars Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jessica Chastain, Sissy Spacek, Mike Vogel, Mary Steenburgen and Allison Janney. Produced by DreamWorks Studios and distributed by Touchstone Pictures, the film opened to positive reviews and became a box-office success with
gross of $211.6 million against its budget of $25 million.
In February 2012, the film received four Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, Best Actress for Davis, Best Supporting Actress for Chastain, and a win for Best Supporting Actress for Spencer. On January 29, 2012, the film won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture."
I am now watching, The Help. I like this movie a lot. For those who want inspiration, you'd better watch this movie. It is real good, really good!
This film has won many awards with just small budget and gain so much, I would say, it is a wonderful film, indeed. It is so inspiring. I love this movie so much like this is my new favourite movie. I watched it several times and God! I never get bored. Never.
Skeeter, Minny, Abileen, Celia, Johnny and so many other characters in that movie really made the movie great and the actresses and actors were just amazing!! Amazing. I posted something about this before but this is a real tribute. Real tribute. Love this so much. Words. Speechless. I am.
Look for this movie and watch it or you have Astro, channel 413, FMP (Fox Movie Premium). There you'll find this movie. hehe..
There you go.
p/s: The Help.