In select cities November 6th.
Set in Harlem in 1987, it is the story of Claireece "Precious" Jones (Gabourey Sidibe), a sixteen-year-old African-American girl born into a life no one would want. She's pregnant for the second time by her absent father; at home, she must wait hand and foot on her mother (Mo'Nique), a poisonously angry woman who abuses her emotionally and physically. School is a place of chaos, and Precious has reached the ninth grade with good marks and an awful secret: she can neither read nor write.
Precious may sometimes be down, but she is never out. Beneath her impassive expression is a watchful, curious young woman with an inchoate but unshakeable sense that other possibilities exist for her. Threatened with expulsion, Precious is offered the chance to transfer to an alternative school, Each One/Teach One. Precious doesn't know the meaning of alternative, but her instincts tell her this is the chance she has been waiting for. In the literacy workshop taught by the patient yet firm Ms. Rain (Paula Patton), Precious begins a journey that will lead her from darkness, pain and powerlessness to light, love and self-determination.
Masked And Anonymous movie trailer - starring John Goodman, Jeff Bridges, Penelope Cruz, Luke Wilson, Jessica Lange, Bob Dylan. Directed by Larry Charles. Genre: Comedy
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"Precious" Jones (Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe) is a high-school girl with nothing working in her favor. She is pregnant with her father's child - for the second time. She can't read or write, and her schoolmates tease her for being fat. Her home life is a horror, ruled by a mother (Mo'Nique) who keeps her imprisoned both emotionally and physically. Precious's instincts tell her one thing: if she's ever going to break from the chains of ignorance, she will have to dig deeply into her own resources.
Music legend and Academy Award winner Bob Dylan (Best Song, Wonder Boys, 2000) -- accompanied by Academy Award winner Jessica Lange (Best Actress in a Leading Role, Blue Sky, 1994), Penelope Cruz (Vanilla Sky), Jeff Bridges (Seabiscuit), John Goodman (O Brother, Where Art Thou?) and Luke Wilson (Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle) -- takes center stage in the craziest, funniest comedy of the year! Dylan is Jack Fate, a former traveling troubadour who is sprung from jail by his scheming manager toheadline a sketchy and misguided benefit concert. With unforgettable cameo appearances by Angela Bassett, Bruce Dern, Ed Harris, Giovanni Ribisi, Mickey Rourke, and Christian Slater and featuring a sizzling soundtrack with four new Dylan recordings plus performances of Dylan classics from Los Lobos, Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia and more!
Bob Dylan is Jack Fate, a singer coerced into making a comeback performance at a shady benefit concert event.
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