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The Help (2011)  link to The Help on IMDb  

Number: 536

poster The Help

IMDb Rating:
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8.0/10 (84479 votes)

Country: USA, 146 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama

Director(s): Tate Taylor

Storyline:
Set in Mississippi during the 1960s, Skeeter (Stone) is a southern society girl who returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives -- and a Mississippi town -- upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen (Davis), Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up -- to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community. Despite Skeeter's life-long friendships hanging in the balance, she and Aibileen continue their collaboration and soon more women come forward to tell their stories -- and as it turns out, they have a lot to say. Along the way, unlikely friendships are forged and a new sisterhood emerges, but not before everyone in town has a thing or two to say themselves when they become unwittingly -- and unwillingly -- caught up in the changing times.

Cast:

photo Emma Stone Emma Stone
photo Viola Davis Viola Davis
photo Bryce Dallas Howard Bryce Dallas Howard
photo Octavia Spencer Octavia Spencer
photo Jessica Chastain Jessica Chastain
photo Ahna O'Reilly Ahna O'Reilly
photo Allison Janney Allison Janney
photo Anna Camp Anna Camp
photo Chris Lowell Chris Lowell
photo Cicely Tyson Cicely Tyson

Medium: DVD R/RW,

Location: F:\Media\Movies\The Help.avi

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1