Tyler Perry's Precious Wins Top Award at Toronto Film Fest

Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire Toronto Film Festival

The film is executive produced by Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry, for whom this has become a personal project. Perry has even gone so far as to discuss his own childhood experience with his father's abuse in interviews, pointing to it as one of the reasons that Sapphire's story resonates so deeply with him.