Lee Daniels’ The Butler (2013)

Lee Daniels’ The Butler (2013) is a Biography, Drama film directed by Lee Daniels – Cecil Gaines was a sharecropper’s son who grew up in the 1920s as a domestic servant for the white family who casually destroyed his. Eventually striking out on his own, Cecil becomes a hotel valet of such efficiency and discreteness in the 1950s that he becomes a butler in the White House itself. There, Cecil would serve numerous US Presidents over the decades as a passive witness of history with the American Civil Rights Movement gaining momentum even as his family has troubles of its own. As his wife, Gloria, struggles with her addictions and his defiant eldest son, Louis, strives for a just world, Cecil must decide whether he should take action in his own way.IMDB



Directed By – Lee Daniels

Genre – Biography, Drama

Cast – Forest Whitaker , Mariah Carey , David Banner , Oprah Winfrey , John P. Fertitta , John Cusack , LaJessie Smith , Michael Rainey Jr. , Vanessa Redgrave , Clarence Williams III , Jim Gleason , Alex Pettyfer , Joe Chrest , Aml Ameen , Isaac White , David Oyelowo

In Theaters – 16 August 2013

Duration – 132 Minutes

MPAA Rating : PG-13

Taglines : One quiet voice can ignite a revolution

Story Writers: Danny Strong , Wil Haygood

Country: USA

Language: English

Production Company : Lee Daniels Entertainment , AI-Film , Pam Williams Productions , Follow Through Productions , Laura Ziskin Productions , Windy Hill Pictures , Salamander Pictures