SummaryLily 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.
-- Southern States
Beekeepers -- Southern States -- Drama.
African American sisters -- Southern States -- Drama.
United States -- Race relations -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Beverly Hills, Calif. :20th Century Fox Home Entertainment,2008
|Other Titles|| Secret life of bees.
Queen Latifah, 1970-
Fanning, Dakota, 1994-
Hudson, Jennifer, 1981-
Kidd, Sue Monk. Secret life of bees.
Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Overbrook Entertainment (Firm)
Donner's Company (Firm)
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo.
Director of photography, Rogier Stoffers ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Mark Isham.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material and some violence.
In English & Spanish, with optional English & Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Title from container.
Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital surround 5.1.
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.