Released August 10, 2011: The Help
"Change begins with a whisper."
Starring: Emma Stone as Eugenia 'Skeeter' Phelan, Viola Davis as Abileen Clark, Bryce Dallas Howard (daughter of Ron Howard) as Hilly Holbrook, Octavia Spencer as Minny Jackson, Jessica Chastain as Celia Foote, Ahna O'Reilly as Elizabeth Leefolt, Allison Janney as Charlotte Phelan, Anna Camp as Jolene French, Eleanor Henry as Mae Mobley, Emma Henry as Mae Mobley, Chris Lowell as Stuart Whitworth, Cicely Tyson as Constantine Jefferson, Mike Vogel as Johnny Foote, Sissy Spacek as Missus Walters.
Nate Berkus was one of eight executive producers and Chris Columbus (of Percy Jackson and the Olympians and the first two Harry Potter films) was one of four producers/co-producers.
I love this movie!!!
For the sensitive viewer: It is good to note that the language is toned down in comparison with the book and the scene involving the man in Celia's garden was not included in the film.
|original book cover|
"You is kind.
You is smart.
You is important."
"...I realized I actually had a choice in what I could believe."
"She didn't pick her life. It pick her."
"Two-slice Hilly" (when you see the movie and/or read the book you will totally understand this one!)
|movie tie-in book cover|