Precious is relieved that she doesn't have to lie anymore, but knows that her mother is going to be furious- because her telling the truth is going to stop the checks from coming. Her literacy has improved dramatically and she is rewarded for it. You gon' send a white bitch to my motherfuckin' buzza, talkin' 'bout some higher education? Otherwise, you should close this page and view another page. Precious stays after class because of the fight, and Ms. Precious writes yes, and Ms. She meets a social worker named Mrs.
Black audiences would surely have seen the comedy in this ludicrous, overloaded situation. If you are 18 years or older or are comfortable with graphic material, you are free to view this page. She has her ups and downs there. Mary is not happy she asks where Precious has been but also asks to hold the baby. I want to be on the cover of a magazine.
And I let you get yourself together. I better understand the privileged preserving inequality as an often unconscious effort to maintain power, with black expressions of bias as the blustering fury of people who are utterly devoid of the ability to control anything. A lot of scenes earlier show Cornrow arguing on phone with her boyfriend. Mary reveals that Carl molested Precious and that she blames Precious for him leaving. However, she forgot to make collard greens. Otherwise, you should close this page and view another page.
Her only sexual experience thus far has been the rape and sexual abuse by her father and, to a lesser extent, her mother. Mary demands that Precious cook for her. Despite some devastating news from her mother following the birth of her child, Precious also begins to believe she can escape the grips of her abusive mother, who, up to this point, was Precious' only real support. To Precious he represents her new start as a mother, student, and adult in the rough world she has grown up in. Almost every African American knows, is related to, or is acquainted with a Precious Jones or her mother, Mary. Rains tells Precious that her responsibility is to take care of herself, and that her learning to read and write is everything.
Weiss reveals that Mary wants to be reunited with Precious. Lichtenstein, is concerned about Precious' poor performance in school. The students kid with Precious's male nurse, John McFadden Lenny Kravitz , making fun that he is a male nurse. Rains asks what each students dreams are. Mary also doesn't seem to care or mind that Carl has another wife and family, possibly out of blind, crazy love. Weiss, the social worker, learns about incest in the household when Precious lets slip who fathered her children. These tests paint a picture of me and my mother, my whole family as less than dumb.
Precious is a powerful, groundbreaking film, worthy of being seen and, perhaps, debated--a distinction few pictures this year can claim. Feeling dejected, she steals her case file from Ms. Laurence, and his high spirited grandson Laurie. True enough, if the audience at last weeks preview screening Downtown had been mostly white, Sunday's show was predominately, but by no means exclusively, black. This involves a scene with Mary pretending to be nice to Mongo, only to be mean to her afterwards. The alternative school is having a good effect on Precious. To escape her life, Precious often daydreams of herself in glamorous situations.
Precious's mother beats her and sexually molests her. Despite their academic deficits, Ms. Flashback to grandma handing the baby to Mary grandma has been taking care of the baby , Mary putting on a wig to soften her appearance and changing to a soft tone, and conning the social worker who came to check up on them. She refuses to reunite with Mary and decides to take her kids and leave her forever. Rains goes on teaching but Precious speaks up.
But this does not please Mary. Already pregnant with her second child, the abused Precious is struggling to persevere by cocooning herself within the protective realm of delusion, where everyone is kind, everything is bright, and she is the star. The family, headed by thier beloved Marmee, must struggle to make ends meet, with the help of their kind and wealthy neighbor, Mr. Precious ends up in a halfway house. Plus, she said who wants to see my big ass dancing, anyhow? Lichtenstein, who wants to talk to mom. Precious: I ain't tell her to come here! Precious tells her about her daughter Mongo. Because of her current pregnancy, Precious' principal transfers her into an alternative school.