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The help [videorecording] / Dreamworks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment present ; in association with Participant Media and Imagenation Abu Dhabi ; a 1492 Pictures/Harbinger Pictures production ; produced by Brunson Green, Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan ; written for the screen and directed by Tate Taylor.

Taylor, Tate, (film director,, screenwriter.). Green, Brunson, (film producer.). Columbus, Chris, (film producer.). Barnathan, Michael, (film producer.). Stone, Emma, 1988- (actor.). Davis, Viola, 1965- (actor.). Howard, Bryce Dallas, 1981- (actor.). Spencer, Octavia, (actor.). Chastain, Jessica, 1977- (actor.). Tyson, Cicely, (actor.). Vogel, Mike, (actor.). Spacek, Sissy, (actor.). Janney, Allison, (actor.). Lowell, Chris, 1984- (actor.). O'Reilly, Ahna, 1985- (actor.). Steenburgen, Mary, (actor.). Newman, Thomas, 1955- (composer.). Winborne, Hughes, (editor of moving image work.). Goldblatt, Stephen, 1945- (cinematographer.). Stockett, Kathryn. Motion picture based on (work): Help. (Added Author). Touchstone Pictures, (production company.). DreamWorks Pictures (1994-2006) (production company.). Reliance Entertainment, (production company.). Participant Media, (production company.). Image Nation (Firm), (production company.). 1492 Pictures, (production company.). Harbinger Pictures (Firm), (production company.). Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm), (film distributor.). Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer, Jessica Chastain, Cicely Tyson, Mike Vogel, Sissy Spacek, Allison Janney, Chris Lowell, Ahna O'Reilly, Mary Steenburgen. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 58 of 66 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Harnett County Library System.

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0 current holds with 66 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Angier Public Library DVD F Hel (Text) 33632002699826 Adult Video Available -
Coats Public Library DVD F Hel 050C (Text) 33633002025590 Adult Video Available -
Harnett County Main Library DVD F Hel 535M (Text) 33630005037721 Adult Video Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 146 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, California : Touchstone Home Entertainment, [2011]
  • Distributor: Burbank, California : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Kathryn Stockett.
Bonus features: deleted scenes with introductions by director Tate Taylor; Mary J. Blige's "The living proof" music video.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Thomas Newman ; editor, Hughes Winborne ; director of photography, Stephen Goldblatt.
Participant or Performer Note:
Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer, Jessica Chastain, Cicely Tyson, Mike Vogel, Sissy Spacek, Allison Janney, Chris Lowell, Ahna O'Reilly, Mary Steenburgen.
Summary, etc.:
In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer but turns her friends' lives and a small Mississippi town upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13, for thematic material.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English, French and Spanish) and DVS 2.0 stereo (English).
Language Note:
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish, with optional subtitles in English for the hearing impaired, French or Spanish; Closed-captioned; Descriptive audio in English for the visually impaired.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 2012: Best supporting actress (Spencer)
Subject: Stockett, Kathryn > Film adaptations.
Civil rights movements > Drama.
African American women > Drama.
African American women household employees > Drama.
Housekeepers > Mississippi > Drama.
Friendship > Drama.
Jackson (Miss.) > Drama.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Social problem films.
Historical films.

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