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The secret life of bees / 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.

Lassiter, James. (Added Author). Pichirallo, Joe. (Added Author). Shuler-Donner, Lauren. (Added Author). Smith, Will, 1968- (Added Author). Prince-Bythewood, Gina. (Added Author). Latifah, Queen. (Added Author). Fanning, Dakota, 1994- (Added Author). Hudson, Jennifer, 1981- (Added Author). Keys, Alicia. (Added Author). Okonedo, Sophie. (Added Author). Kidd, Sue Monk. Secret life of bees. (Added Author). Fox Searchlight Pictures. (Added Author). Overbrook Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Donner's Company (Firm) (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author). Director of photography, Rogier Stoffers ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Mark Isham. (Cast).
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  • 0 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Halstad LINK Site DVD SEC (Text) 33500013110705 Main Checked out 08/27/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786312696049
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2008.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
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.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Rogier Stoffers ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Mark Isham.
Participant or Performer Note: Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo, Nate Parker, Paul Bettany.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material and some violence.
System Details Note: DVD, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital, dual layer, NTSC.
Language Note: English or Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Abused teenagers > Southern States > Drama.
Beekeepers > Southern States > Drama.
United States > Race relations > Drama.
African American sisters > Southern States > Drama.
NiƱos 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 > Drama.
Genre: Action and adventure films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Adventure > Feature.
Adventure television programs.

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