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The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

The Secret Life of Bees
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(208 ratings)
7.3 IMDB rating

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Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning

Lily Owens
Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah

August Boatwright
Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson

Rosaleen Daise
Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys

June Boatwright
Sophie Okonedo

Sophie Okonedo

May Boatwright
Paul Bettany

Paul Bettany

T. Ray Owens
Hilarie Burton

Hilarie Burton

Deborah Owens
Tristan Wilds

Tristan Wilds

Zach Taylor


Written by
Gina Prince-Bythewood

Gina Prince-Bythewood

(screenplay)
Sue Monk Kidd

Sue Monk Kidd

(novel)


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An average movie

2 years ago at Aug 18 9:50
I wasn't sure what to expect from this flick but since there was a nice cast, I thought I should give it a try anyway. The usual complain concerning this movie would be that the whole thing is too sentimental, syrupy and not really realistic. Personally, I thought the main issue was that there were too many characters and too many sub-plots (the main character has killed her mother when she was 4 ... read more
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Release date: 17 October 2008
(6), Drama (6), Suicide (3), 2000s (3), Based On Novel (2), Teenage Girl (2), 2008 (2), Coming Of Age (2), Comedy (1), SnP (1), Sort (1), To Read (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Telecine (1), Disco1 (1), Racism (1), Proposal (1), Girl Flick (1), South (1), Abusive Father (1)
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"Saw Friday, March 21st, 2014 "Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens, a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and only friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past. Taken in by the intelligent and independent Boatwright sisters, Lily finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping. " -From IMBD "


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An average movie

“I wasn't sure what to expect from this flick but since there was a nice cast, I thought I should give it a try anyway. The usual complain concerning this movie would be that the whole thing is too sentimental, syrupy and not really realistic. Personally, I thought the main issue was that there were too many characters and too many sub-plots (the main character has killed her mother when she was 4 years old, she then ran away from her violent father, you have also some racial issues, the civil rights movement, some mental illness, 2 love stories including one interracial, some religious stuff, some honey making and I'm probably forgetting a few things...). Some of it was actually pretty good but it was just way too much and the whole thing was eventually rather unsatisfying. Still, there we” read more

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