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Title The secret life of bees [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment/Donners' Company production ; a Gina Prince-Bythewood film ; produced by James Lassiter, Ewan Leslie, Joe Pichirallo, Lauren Shuler Donner, Will Smith ; written for the screen and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood

Publ Info Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008]
2008
Edition Widescreen edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Warwick  DVD SECRET    AVAILABLE
 J&W-Charlotte Percolator Videos  PN1997.2 S38 2008    MISSING
 RWU Main Audio-Visual  AV DEPT PN1997.2 S38 2008    AVAILABLE
 Salve Videos  PN1997.S431 2008 DVD    AVAILABLE
 URI Media Rm.  DVD 003934    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton DVD  PS3616.R546 S42 2008    AVAILABLE
Descript 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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Note Title from container
Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
Includes both theatrical version and director's extended cut
Special features: theatrical version; director's extended cut; 8 deleted scenes; "Adaptation: bringing The Secret Life of Bees to the big screen" featurette; "The women and men of The Secret Life of Bees" featurette; "Inside the pink house with Sue Monk Kidd" featurette; "Life on the set" featurette; "The world premiere" featurette; commentary with director/screenwriter Gina Prince-Bythewood, producer Lauren Shuler Donner & Joe Pichirallo, and actors Dakota Fanning and Queen Latifa; commentary with director/screenwriter Gina Prince-Bythewood and film editor Terilyn Shropshire
Director of photography, Rogier Stoffers ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Mark Isham
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital surround, dual layer, NTSC
English or dubbed Spanish dialogue; English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo
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 Lily. When Rosaleen and Lily walk into town they are approached by some white men. Rosaleen insults these racists by standing up for her rights. The angry men give her a beating and she ends up in the hospital. Lily's father rescues Lily but not Rosaleen so Lily talks Rosaleen into running away. They end up in a town that Lily believes her mother once lived in. They go to live with the three Boatwright sisters on their honey farm, and there Lily finds solace in the mesmerizing world of beekeeping
LC subject Abused teenagers -- Southern States -- Drama
Beekeepers -- Southern States -- Drama
United States -- Race relations -- Drama
African American sisters -- Southern States -- Drama
Feature films. lcgft
Film adaptations. lcgft
Films for the hearing impaired. lcgft
Add Author Prince-Bythewood, Gina
Lassiter, James
Leslie, Ewan
Pichirallo, Joe
Shuler-Donner, Lauren
Smith, Will, 1968-
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
ISBN/ISSN 024543556329