Lee Daniels' "Precious" Triumphs at Cannes
The Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey associated film is the winner of three awards at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, including the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award in the U.S. Dramatic Competition, Lee Daniel's "Precious" won a standing ovation at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday where it played to an enthusiastic crowd. Screening in the festival's Un Certain Regard sidebar, Daniels is in the running for the Un Certain Regard prize for new film talent.
See, Tyler Perry is a very smart brother who knows how to widen his appeal. I know some have differences with TP's movies and subject matter but the dude is making sh*t happen. https://sites.google.com/site/mayuradocs/PinIt.png