Starring: Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Allison Janney, Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone, Cicely Tyson & Sissy Spacek
Written for the screen and directed by Tate Taylor

In 1960s Mississippi, a young woman begins a secret writing project that tells about life from the point of view of several African American housekeepers.


A by-the-numbers
crowd-pleaser that was likely
made to ease white guilt.

Grade: B


c2011
By Daniel J. Hoag
The Help is available on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/6/11.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1454029/

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