Cecile Gaines (Forest Whitaker), the son of the farm laborer killed by the white owner, becomes the professional butler at the White house, having passed a hard way from the errand boy to the waiter in prestigious man’s club where it and is noticed by future employer. During the labor activity, which Cecile devoted not only replacing one for other eight presidents, but also a favourite family, he gained enormous life experience. However did not comprehend the reasons of the racial hatred which hardly is beginning to decline even later many years after cancellation of slavery.
While experts break a spear, endeavoring to predict Barack Obama’s intention to be chosen for the third term (for what, for a minute, it is necessary to cancel the 22nd amendment to the Constitution of the USA that can appear simply impossible), the powers that be start to shower propaganda fishing tackles – 2016 not far off. Also it is a question not of republicans, namely that about the democrats which interests are represented by the acting American president at the same time defending interests and the Afro-American part of the population – as it is known, easily conducted by agents of influence from the corresponding ethnic environment and not only.
As though conspiracy it sounded, but in this regard for the last few years light were seen by such pictures united by characteristic signs as "Servants", «Django released», «12 years of slavery» and now "Butler", in a break between which authoritative actor Jamie Foxx on public managed to recognize the Mr. Obama «our Lord and the savior». And if Quentin Tarantino and Steve Makkkuin’s films were positioned in world hire as the adventurous and adventure fighter and the shocking historical drama respectively, "Butler" first of all is calculated especially on transatlantic audience and bears a powerful propaganda charge. The ending it literally glorifies Obama’s election as the first in the history of the head of state with swarty skin color while merits of his predecessors are not specified. And calculation goes on the certain layer capable on advantage and not without pride to estimate that fact that Alex Pettifer, Vanessa Redgrave, John Cusack, Robin Williams and Alan Rikman play here tiny roles, having given superiority as always to magnificent Whitaker and other screen idols of the black of America, embodied by the most close ups.