4 Well worth seeingpipbee | 13/03/2012 | See all pipbee's reviews (7)Having thoroughly enjoyed reading Kathryn Stockett's brilliant book, I was keen to see how a film maker would convey this story of segregation in America during the 60s, and all in all, Tate Taylor has done a good job. I think the film lacks some of the impact and tension of the book; corners have had to be cut, but generally speaking the film remains faithful to the story line. Excellent performances from all the cast and visually it hits all the right notes. If you've read the book you may have some slight dissapointments, but this is still well worth seeing. If you haven't read the book, seeing the film first should in no way spoil your future enjoyment if you then go on to read the book as I would recommend. Nice to see the director explain his opinions and reasons for the two deleted scenes which are included on the disc. I think this film will be enjoyed by most people and hopefully provide some food for thought at the same time.