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The Butler

Lee Daniels' The Butler

Directed by Lee Daniels
United States, 2013
Drama, Biography


As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man’s life, family, and American society.

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The Butler Directed by Lee Daniels

Awards & Festivals

Village Voice Film Poll

2013 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actress

BAFTA Awards

2014 | 2 nominations including: Best Supporting Actress

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2014 | 3 nominations including: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2014 | Winner: Montecito Award

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