Analysis Of The Movie Precious

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“Precious” is a film about a Harlem teen of the same name’s attempts of escape from her abusive mother and lustful father in order to live a new life and have a brighter future. The movie, in spite of cliché and problems in the plot, managed to win the viewers’ heart and took them up for an empathic and compassionate adventure of Precious, a 16-year-old teen who is slowly transforming into a mature and independent young woman. Coupled with a decent director and excellent actors, “Precious” is indeed one of the well-acted and beautiful of the year 2008. At the start of the movie, the story is about Clareece “Precious” Johnson, an illiterate, obese girl in 1987 Harlem who is pregnant with her second child after being raped by her own father and abused by her mother both verbally and physically by beating her up and calling her all sorts of vulgar words. However, the story itself isn’t a grim representative like her reality. There is color and music as shown whenever something terrible happens to Precious. She treats the dream as if they were…show more content…
Concerning the fact that Precious is dancing on the edge between life and death like the scene when Mary is throwing an TV down which almost hits Precious and their baby, when she is running from home cold and homeless and the fact that she is HIV-positive, a happy and empowering ending is impossible as she cannot combat the odds against her. Although not happy, I still consider it to be evaluating and powerful because the films teach us that there are good and bad people in the world. Even if the world put weight on your shoulder and you feel like you are about to give up, there are still good and caring people from unlikely places to come to help you if you accepted the support. Despite your fate, you can still be afforded the ability choose your own choices in life and there will be those can and will support

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