The Help (2011) In 1960s Jackson, Miss., aspiring writer Eugenia Phelan crosses taboo racial lines by conversing with Aibileen Clark about her life as a housekeeper, and their ensuing friendship upsets the fragile dynamic between the haves and the have-nots. When other long-silent black servants begin opening up to Eugenia, the disapproving conservative Southern town soon gets swept up in the turbulence of changing times.
237 Days of Romantic Films:Till Valentines:...SHALLOW HAL... is a movie with a simple message. and takes an intermidably long time to tell it. LOVE STORY AD SELF-HELP MUMBO JUMBO Gwyneth Paltrow seems to be good in anything she does but really has to stretch it here. I'm a Jack Black fan so disappointed this movie doesn't have the deft comedy touch the Farrelley Brothers have shown with 'Something About Mary' QUOTE:"She's got CANKLES!"