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

Publication Info. Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2009]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F SEC    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult DVD Fiction  F SEC    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital surround or 5.1, region 1.
Language English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Note Title from container.
Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Cast Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo.
Credits Director of photography, Rogier Stoffers ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Mark Isham.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material and some violence.
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 Lily. 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.
Subject Abused teenagers -- Southern States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Beekeepers -- Southern States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
United States -- Race relations -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
African American sisters -- Southern States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Lassiter, James.
Leslie, Ewan.
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.
Music No. 2255632 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
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