The Help

Character: Celia Foote

Directed by: Tate Taylor

Written by: Tate Taylor

Produced by: Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan, Brunson Green

Cast Members: Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard

Released date: August 10, 2011

Genre: Drama

In 1960s Mississippi, Southern society girl Skeeter returns from college with dreams of being a writer. She turns her small town on its ear by choosing to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent white families. Only Aibileen, the housekeeper of Skeeter's best friend, will talk at first. But as the pair continue the collaboration, more women decide to come forward, and as it turns out, they have quite a lot to say.

Taglines

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Trivia

♦ Jessica Chastain, a vegan, ate soy ice cream melted in the microwave to gain weight for the role of Celia Foote.