During the civil rights movement of the 1960s, the aspiring author decided to write a book detailing the views of the African-American white maids they work on and the difficulties they face on a daily basis.
Tate Taylor Writers:
Tate Taylor (screenplay), Catherine Stockett (novel) Stars:
Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer Based in Mississippi in the 1960s, Skeeter (Stone) is a Southern society girl returning from college who decides to become a writer, but her life changes for her friends and the city of Mississippi when she decides to interview a black woman. who all their lives took care of prominent southern families. Housekeeper Skeeter Abilene (Davis) was the first to open, unfortunately for her friends in a close-knit black community. Despite Skeeter’s lifelong friendship, she and Abilene continue to work together, and soon more women appear to tell their stories, and it turns out they have something to say. Along the way, friendly relations are established and a new fraternity emerges, but not before everyone in the city has to say one or two things, when they involuntarily and reluctantly end in changing times.