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The secret life of bees [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment/Donners' Company production ; a Gina Prince-Bythewood film
DVDs DVDs | 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment | c2008 | [Widescreen version.]
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Imprint
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2008.
Edition
[Widescreen version.]
Descript
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround.
Note
Includes English and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo.
Credits
Producers, James Lassiter, Ewan Leslie, Joe Pichirallo, Lauren Shuler Donner, Will Smith ; screenplay/director, Gina Prince-Bythewood ; director of photography, Rogier Stoffers ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Mark Isham.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd.
Includes both theatrical version and director's extended cut.
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 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.
Note
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.
Local Note
MW, 2-09; 3-09(add)
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ISBN/ISSN
024543556329
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