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The Help

The Help

Viola Davis
Director: Tate Taylor Cast: Viola Davis
Viola Davis
, Emma Stone
Emma Stone
, Bryce Dallas Howard
Bryce Dallas Howard
Tate Taylor


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A 1960s-era Mississippi debutante sends her community into an uproar by conducting a series of probing interviews with the black servants behind some of her community's most prominent families. Skeeter (Emma Stone) has just graduated from college, and she's eager to launch her career as a writer. In a moment of inspiration, Skeeter decides to focus her attention on the black female servants who work in her community. Her first subject is Aibileen (Viola Davis), the devoted housekeeper who has been employed by Skeeter's best friend's family for years. By speaking with Aibileen, Skeeter becomes an object of scorn to the wealthy locals, who view her actions as directly challenging to the established social order. Before long, even more servants are coming forward to tell their stories, and Skeeter discovers that friendship can blossom under the most unlikely of circumstances. Bryce Dallas Howard co-stars in a touching tale of race relations based on author Kathryn Stockett's best-selling novel of the same name.

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Product Details

Release Date: 12/06/2011
UPC: 0786936814309
Original Release: 2011
Rating: PG-13
Source: Walt Disney Video
Region Code: 1
Time: 2:26:00
Sales rank: 298

Special Features

Deleted scenes; Mary J. Blige's "The Living Proof" music video

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Viola Davis Aibileen Clark
Emma Stone Skeeter Phelan
Bryce Dallas Howard Hilly Holbrook
Octavia L. Spencer Minny Jackson
Jessica Chastain Celia Foote,Celia Foote.
Ahna O'Reilly Elizabeth Leefolt
Allison Janney Charlotte Phelan
Anna Camp Jolene French
Eleanor Henry Mae Mobley
Emma Henry Mae Mobley
Chris Lowell Stuart Whitworth,Actor
Cicely Tyson Lila Rogers
Mike Vogel Johnny Foote,Actor
Sissy Spacek Missus Walters,Mrs. Walters
Brian Kerwin Robert Phelan
Wes Chatham Carlton Phelan
Aunjanue Ellis Yule Mae Davis
Ted Welch William Holbrook
Shane McRae Raleigh Leefolt
Roslyn Ruff Pascagoula
Tarra Riggs Gretchen
Leslie Jordan Mr. Blackly
Mary Steenburgen Elaine Stein
Tiffany Brouwer Rebecca
Carol Lee Pearly
Carol Sutton Cora
Millicent Bolton Callie
Ashley Johnson Mary Beth Caldwell
Ritchie Montgomery Bus Driver
Constantine Jefferson Young Skeeter

Technical Credits
Tate Taylor Director,Executive Producer,Screenwriter
Mohamed Khalef Al-Mazrouei Executive Producer
Kerry Barden Casting
Michael Barnathan Producer
Curt Beech Art Director
Nate Berkus Executive Producer
Mary J. Blige Songwriter
Jennifer Blum Executive Producer
Chris Columbus Producer
Sharen Davis Costumes/Costume Designer
Stephen Goldblatt Cinematographer
Brunson Green Producer
Jennifer Hawks Musical Direction/Supervision
Dean Jones Executive Producer
Sonya Lunsford Co-producer
Thomas Newman Score Composer
Mark A. Radcliffe Executive Producer
Mark Ricker Production Designer
Paul Schnee Casting
Jeff Skoll Executive Producer
Donald Sparks Asst. Director
Hughes Winborne Editor

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Help
1. The Help [9:39]
2. Bridge Club [8:13]
3. Skeeter [8:06]
4. The Storm [7:41]
5. Courage [12:22]
6. Minny's New Job [6:53]
7. Not Good Enough [11:12]
8. Separate, But Equal [15:36]
9. More Stories [7:17]
10. Terrible Awful [4:06]
11. Benefit Dinner [9:39]
12. One More Story [7:15]
13. The Book [7:03]
14. Thank You [8:29]
15. The Truth [9:02]
16. End Credits [5:44]

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