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The Secret Life of Bees

The Secret Life of Bees
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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

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Gina Prince-Bythewood Gina Prince-Bythewood
Sue Monk Kidd Sue Monk Kidd


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An average movie

6 years, 2 months 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 was 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 involved (the main character has killed her mother when ... read more
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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 T-Ray, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and 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.
Release date: 17 October 2008
Tags: (6), Drama (6), 2000s (3), Suicide (3), 2008 (2), Coming Of Age (2), Based On Novel (2), Teenage Girl (2), To Read (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Telecine (1), Disco1 (1), Racism (1), Proposal (1), Girl Flick (1), South (1), Abusive Father (1), Drowning (1), American South (1), Mental Illness (1)
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