The Help

Change begins with a whisper.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 in 2,500 theaters
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PG-13 for thematic material.

Storyline

Story follows a young white woman in the early 1960s in Mississippi who becomes interested in the plight of the African-American domestic servants that every family has working for them. She writes their stories about mistreatment, abuse and heartbreak, all just before the Civil Rights revolution.

Oscar Nominations of 2011:

  • Best Actress Supporting
  • Best Actress
  • Best Actress Supporting
  • Best Picture
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Additional Notes

  • Based on the best-selling novel "The Help", written by Kathryn Stockett.