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The Help (Movie director: Tate Taylor. Book author: Kathryn Stockett)
Julia van der Staak
7 minutes to read
The movie 'The Help', first released in 2011, is based on the well known and like-named novel, by Kathryn Stockett. The story is a good portrayal of multiculturalism and inequality within the American society of the 1960s.
With growing sense of negativity and 'othering' of Islam in political sphere, in this article I take the story of a Dutch Muslim convert to explore religious and social factors attributed to his change.