About

Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson 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 is a young white woman who has recently moved back home after graduating college...

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Directed by

Tate Taylor

Written by

Tate Taylor (Screenplay)
Kathryn Stockett (Novel)

Runtime

146 minutes

Country

United States of America, India, United Arab Emirates

Language

English

Tagline

Change begins with a whisper.

Cast

Keywords

maid based on novel or book 1960s racism mississippi exploitation writer newspaper columnist racial issues racial segregation southern belle moral courage ressentiment

Photos

Lists

#237 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

Awards

Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Motion Picture of the Year

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Jessica Chastain