A brilliant adaptation of the best-selling book about a group of women living in 1960s Jim Crow South. 

Although "The Help" focuses on the prejudice African-American maids faced serving well-to-do white families in the 1960s South, an uplifting narrative on motherhood surfaces, as well. Viola Davis shines as Aibileen Clark, a hard-working maid who cares for not only her own children, but also the toddler of her employer, Elizabeth. Aibileen's strength as a woman and mother is remarkable, and highlights how moms can positively impact much more than just their own household. 

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