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In Harlem, an illiterate teenager, pregnant for the second time, is invited to enrol in an alternative school in the hope that it will change her life for the better. Award-winning drama based on the novel Push by the author Sapphire.

1 hour, 40 minutes

Last on

Fri 14 Aug 2015 23:35

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Role Contributor
Precious Gabourey Sidibe
Mary Mo'Nique
Ms Rain Paula Patton
Ms Weiss Mariah Carey
Nurse John Lenny Kravitz
Cornrows Sherri Shepherd
Rita Stephanie Andujar
Rhonda Chyna Layne
Jermaine Amina Robinson
Joann Xosha Roquemore
Consuelo Angelic Zambrana
Mrs Lichtenstein Nealla Gordon
Director Lee Daniels
Writer Geoffrey Fletcher
Author Sapphire
Producer Lee Daniels
Producer Gary Magness
Producer Sarah Siegel-Magness