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The secret life of bees [DVD videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment and Donners' Company production ; produced by James Lassiter, Joe Pichirallo, Lauren Shuler Donner, Will Smith ; screenplay by Gina Prince-Bythewood ; directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood.

Contributor(s): Lassiter, James | Pichirallo, Joe | Shuler-Donner, Lauren | Smith, Will, 1968- | Prince-Bythewood, Gina | Queen Latifah, 1970- | Fanning, Dakota, 1994- | Hudson, Jennifer, 1981- | Keys, Alicia | Okonedo, Sophie | Kidd, Sue Monk. Secret life of bees | Fox Searchlight Pictures | Overbrook Entertainment (Firm) | Donner's Company (Firm) | Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2008Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Abused teenagers -- Southern States -- Drama | Beekeepers -- Southern States -- Drama | United States -- Race relations -- Drama | African American sisters -- Southern States -- Drama | Niños maltratados -- Estados del Sur (Estados Unidos) -- Teatro | Abejas -- Estados del Sur (Estados Unidos) -- Teatro | Abused teenagers -- Southern States -- Drama | Beekeepers -- Southern States -- Drama | United States -- Race relations -- DramaGenre/Form: Action and adventure films. | DVDs for the hearing impaired. | Feature films. | Adventure -- Feature. | Adventure television programs.DDC classification: 791.43/72
Production Credits: Director of photography, Rogier Stoffers ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Mark Isham.
Cast: Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo, Nate Parker, Paul Bettany.Summary: 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.
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DVD, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital, dual layer, NTSC.

English or Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

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

Director of photography, Rogier Stoffers ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Mark Isham.

Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.

MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material and some violence.

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.

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.

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