History Film / TheHelp

9th Jul '16 5:32:31 AM DoktorvonEurotrash
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* LadyDrunk: [[spoiler:Subverted. Celia buys a lot of whisky bottles and drinks them when she doesn't know Minny is watching, causing Minny to assume she is this. The bottles are actually full of a Choctaw remedy supposed to help against Celia's inability to carry to term.]]
18th May '16 11:06:57 AM EthanRicks
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* DemotedToExtra: A Real-life example. Despite the marketing of the film being built around Creator/EmmaStone, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer got all the recognition for the movie, leaving Stone in the dust.
29th Apr '16 3:08:42 PM skybox
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** In addition to the obvious racial issues, there's another example that's PlayedForLaughs: Mrs. Phelan is scandalized by the downright tackiness of buying...''an air conditioner.''
29th Apr '16 3:05:37 PM skybox
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** Even 3-year-old Mae Mobley got this treatment. The novel describes her as being a fairly unattractive child, chubby with thin hair and a bald spot. Movie Mae Mobley is a cute kid with barely more than the usual amount of baby fat.
22nd Apr '16 7:48:47 AM skybox
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** In the novel, Skeeter's narration explicitly says, "Because I'm white, I feel it's my duty to help them." There are multiple maids in addition to Minny who call her out on this attitude, however.
15th Apr '16 8:38:07 AM BewilderedClutch
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* HairofGold,HeartofGold: Celia

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* HairofGold,HeartofGold: HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Celia
15th Apr '16 8:33:57 AM BewilderedClutch
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* Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Celia

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* Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: HairofGold,HeartofGold: Celia
15th Apr '16 8:32:37 AM BewilderedClutch
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* Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Celia
15th Apr '16 8:24:33 AM Levviathan6
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* BerserkButton: Minny can't contain her contempt when she thinks Celia is an alcoholic.
8th Jul '15 11:26:32 PM toongrrl1990
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* SeriousBusiness: Minny and [[BrickJoke her chicken]].

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* SeriousBusiness: Minny and [[BrickJoke her chicken]].chicken]]
* SheCleansUpNicely: Skeeter, especially in the book where she grows her hair out and starts wearing shorter skirts and Pucci prints, not enough to make her be considered "pretty" but it's considered an improvement.
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