Jackson, Mississippi, 1962: aspiring writer Eugenia “Skeeter” Phelan (Emma Stone) returns home after college, where unexpected friendships with African-American maids Aibeleen Clark (Viola Davis) and Minny Jackson (Octavia Spencer) result in a book that gives a previously unheard voice to a community’s suffering. –IMDb
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Title: The Help
Country: USA, India
Director: Tate Taylor
Emma Stone… read review
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