DreamWorks Pictures comes the inspiring and poignant drama, "The
Help." Based on the critically acclaimed, No. 1 New York Times best-selling
debut novel by Kathryn Stockett, "The Help" boasts an illustrious ensemble cast,
including, in alphabetical order, Jessica Chastain, Academy Award® nominee
Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Emmy® Award winner Allison Janney, Chris
Lowell, Oscar® winner Sissy Spacek, Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone, Academy Award®
nominee Cicely Tyson and Mike Vogel. The film is written for the screen and
directed by Tate Taylor, with Brunson Green, Chris Columbus and Michael
in Jackson, Mississippi during the 1960s, "The Help" chronicles the
relationship between three different and extraordinary women who build an unlikely
friendship around a secret writing project that breaks societal rules and puts
them all at risk.
A remarkable sisterhood emerges from their
improbable alliance, instilling all of them with the courage to transcend the
lines that define them, and the realization that sometimes those lines are made
to be crossed-even if it means bringing everyone in town face to face with the
moving, filled with humor, hope and heart, "The Help" is a timeless and
universal story about the ability to create change.
"THE HELP" IN THEATERS
When "The Help" opens in theaters on August 10,
2011, the audience will be treated to a moving story of hope and courage, laced
throughout with large doses of humor.
Taylor sums up his hopes for the film's impact on the audience: "I hope it will
make people stop and consider their past and start sharing their own personal
stories about what someone meant to them. It's honoring these people, past and
present, because these characters are heard and seen in this movie and that
serves as a touchstone for remembrance and tribute for the people watching the
begins with a whisper...
I've never heard of this film till now. It sounds like a nice antidote to noisy blow 'em ups like the big robot movie that just came out...