Viola Davis Exclusive Interview THE HELP


In The Help, adapted from the best-selling novel of the same name, actress Viola Davis gives an acclaim-worthy performance as Aibileen Clark, a life-long housekeeper in Jackson, Mississippi during the 1960s, who forms an unlikely friendship with Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan (Emma Stone). Bonding over a secret writing project that breaks societal rules in a way that was unheard of at that time, Aibileen finds herself opening up and telling her stories about raising 17 children for her white employers, often at the neglect of her own son, who was tragically and unnecessarily killed in an accident. While a sisterhood emerges from the alliance between Skeeter and Aibileen, it gives many other maids the courage to share their own experiences, at a time when speaking out put them all at risk. Read More...


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