The Movie Oprah Can't Stop Talking About: Precious
A stunning new film takes a hard look at an unlikely heroine.
Gabourey Sidibe in Precious
Audacious and astonishing, Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire proves the truism that movies can take us places we never imagined. In this case, it's a hellish corner of 1980s Harlem, but it's also the fantasy realm where 16-year-old Precious (Gabourey Sidibe) escapes from a world that punishes her for merely existing.