The Help: Kathryn Stockett and Tate Taylor"s friendship took the book to the big screen


The Help: Kathryn Stockett and Tate Taylor"s friendship took the book to the big screen

The childhood friendship that took The Help from best-selling book to the big screen

9:42 PM on 9th August 2011

Children of Mississippi: Childhood friends Kathryn Stockett, left, and Tate Taylor have taken the best-selling story from the book to the big-screen

Children of Mississippi: Childhood friends Kathryn Stockett, left, and Tate Taylor have taken the best-selling story from the book to the big-screen

Alliance: The Help focuses on the relationships between black maids and their white employers in Mississippi in the 1960s

Alliance: The Help focuses on the relationships between black maids and their white employers in Mississippi in the 1960s

Hometown: Ms Skeeter (Emma Stone, left) is urged to marry by her mother, but chooses a career in journalism instead

Hometown: Ms Skeeter (Emma Stone, left) is urged to marry by her mother, but chooses a career in journalism instead

Unspoken: Ms Skeeter helps to shatter a southern town

Unspoken: Ms Skeeter helps to shatter a southern town”s unwritten rules of behaviour – and comes up against protest along the way

The Help

The Help