The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

  • Time: 110 min
  • Genre: Drama
  • Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood
  • Cast: Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson


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.

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