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Comment on The Help: "You Should Read the Book"

Release: 2011-08-10
The Help
"You Should Read the Book" Scene
Clip Description
Missus (Sissy Spacek) tells Hilly (Bryce Dallas Howard) she should read the book "The Help" and that it "sounds a lot like Jackson."
Movie Description
Aibileen Clark (Viola Davis) is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson (Octavia Spencer) is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's struggles with money and her desperate need for jobs; and Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan (Emma Stone) is a young white woman who has recently moved back home after graduating college to find out her childhood maid has mysteriously disappeared. These three stories intertwine to explain how life in Jackson, Mississippi revolves around "the help"; yet they are always kept at a certain distance because of racial lines.
Tate Taylor
DreamWorks SKG, Reliance Entertainment