Currently Selected: 1980s Sundance Jury Prize: Dramatic
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Precious is an obese sixteen-year-old black teenager growing up in Harlem. Sexually abused by her father and the mother of two of his children life hasn't dealt Precious the ace of spades so she escapes into a fantasy world, but this film is about her reality not her dreams... Precious flees home for the safety of a special school, makes friends, is inspired by her teacher and begins the slow process of self-realization. This award winning film sounds bleak, but it's uplifting, more Danny Boyl find out more...