The secret life of bees

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Call number: DVD Drama Secret

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Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.

Special features: Contains theatrical version and director's extended cut ; commentary with director/writer Gina Prince-Bythewood, producers Lauren Shuler Donner and Joe Pichirallo, actors Dakota Fanning and Queen Latifah ; deleted scenes ; the women and men of "The secret life of bees" ; adaptation: bringing "The secret life of bees" to the big screen ; inside the pink house with Sue Monk Kidd ; life on the set ; trailers ; the world premier.

Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo, Nate Parker, Paul Bettany.

Lily Owens is a young girl who lives on the peach farm that her abusive father owns. Rosaleen is a black woman hired by Lily's father to be a stand in mother for Lilly. Rosaleen insults some of the biggest racists in their town. Lily and Rosaleen run away to a town Lily believes that her mother once lived in. They go to live with the three Boatwright sisters on their honey farm. She finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping.

DVD, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital, dual layer, NTSC.

Contents: Secret life of bees.

Community Reviews

sad but good

cried like a baby through much of it, but was glad I watched it!


the secret life of bees is quite good


The Secret Life of Bees is a really good film! The first half of the film is a bit slow but the rest of the film is really good. Queen Latifah and Dakota Fanning are absolutely amazing. Definitely one to see.

good dvd about a motherless girl

who is struggeling a lot of the loss of her mother. sad story, but nice ending.

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