Elizondo Library » The Secret Life of Bees [videorecording] /
1 videodisc (110 min.) sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd.
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 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.
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. Rosaleen insults some 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 mesmerzing world of beekeeping.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material and some violence.
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