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The help [videorecording] / Dreamworks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment present in association with Participant Media and Imagenation Abu Dhabi a 1492 Pictures, Harbinger Pictures production ; produced by Brunson Green, Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan ; written and directed by Tate Taylor.

Available copies

  • 21 of 24 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 24 total copies.

Summary:

Mississippi during the 1960s: 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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC HEL (Text) 33892005587770 Adult DVDs DVD None 04/10/2012 Checked out 09/21/2021

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (146 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Touchstone Home Entertainment, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Kathryn Stockett.
DVD release of the 2011 motion picture.
Participant or Performer Note:
Bryce Dallas Howard, Cicely Tyson, Emma Stone, Jessica Chastain, Mike Vogel, Octavia Spencer, Viola Davis, Sissy Spacek.
Summary, etc.:
Mississippi during the 1960s: 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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material. aCHV rating: PG; for mature theme, language may offend.
System Details Note:
DVD ; widescreen (1.85:1), Dolby digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; Described verbally for the visually impaired.
Awards Note:
AFI Awards (USA), 2011: Won, AFI Movie of the Year. Academy Awards (USA), 2012: 4 Nominations, Best Motion Picture of the Year; Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Viola Davis); Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Jessica Chastain); Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Octavia Spencer). BAFTA Awards, 2012: Won, Best Supporting Actress (Spencer); 4 nominations. Golden Globes (USA), 2012: Won, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Spencer); 4 Nominations. Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, 2012: Won 3, Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture; Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role (Davis); Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role (Spencer).
Subject: Stockett, Kathryn > Film adaptations.
Civil rights movements > Drama.
African American women > Drama
Housekeepers > Mississippi > Drama.
Jackson (Miss.) > Drama.
African American women household employees > Drama.
Genre: Social problem films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Video recordings with French language options.
Video recordings with Spanish language options.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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