The Help Is A 2011 American Period Drama Film Directed By Tate Taylor

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The Help is a 2011 American period drama film written and directed by Tate Taylor, based on Kathryn Stockett 's 2009. “The film is about a young white woman, Eugenia Phelan, and her relationship with two black maids, Aibileen Clark and Minny Jackson, during the Civil Rights era in 1963 Jackson, Mississippi. Eugenia is a journalist who decides to write a book from the point of view of the maids, exposing the racism they are faced with as they work for white families.” (The Help, 2015) The film stars Viola Davis, Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jessica Chastain, Ahna O 'Reilly, Chris Lowell, Sissy Spacek. The Help was produced by DreamWorks Pictures and was released by Touchstone Pictures, the film opened to positive reviews and became a success with a worldwide box office gross of $216 million. The Help has received four Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, Best Actress for Viola Davis, and Best Supporting Actress for Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer, with the latter winning the award. The film also won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Pictures.
In the review, “Life In The South, Through The Eyes Of 'The Help’, the critic said “I’d done a little weeping while reading Kathryn Stockett 's lively — if brazenly string-pulling — 2009 novel about black maids and their white mistresses in the Deep South. Yet while my neighbor had used up her hankie supply by the end of the movie, I left dry-eyed and

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