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In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.
In one scene, an April, 1987 issue of "Andy Warhol's Interview" magazine is displayed on Miss Rain's desk. The issue features Lisa Bonet on the cover. Soon after doing that cover, Bonet would marry Lenny Kravitz, who plays Nurse John.
Clareece 'Precious' Jones:
My name is Clareece "Precious" Jones. I wish I had a light-skinned boyfriend with real nice hair. And I wanna be on the cover of a magazine. But first I wanna be in one of them BET videos. Momma said I can't dance. Plus, she said who wants to see my...
While Precious is holding her baby standing outside a church in the snow, she peers threw the window as the choir sing Soul Holidays " A hit from Gospel group Sounds of Blackness". Though the movie is based in 1987, this song wasn't recorded until October 16,1992.
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