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As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.
A young man gets hired as a butler in the White House where he remains for three decades. His connection to the First Family interferes with his own family.
The film was nominated for Outstanding Motion Picture at the NAACP Image Awards. It was directed by Lee Daniels.