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Synopsis

In the summer of 1962 Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan (Emma Stone) returns to Jackson, Mississippi after finishing her university degree. Here the aspiring writer bumps into a story idea: She takes a look at life in the white community from the perspective of the families' African-American maids (two of whom are played by Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer).

MPAA Rating PG-13 for thematic material.
Theatrical Release August 10, 2011
Director Tate Taylor
Cast Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer
Run Time 146
2011 Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Official Movie Website

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