The Resource The secret life of bees, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment and Donners' Company production ; produced by James Lassiter, Ewan Leslie, Joe Pichirallo, Lauren Shuler Donner, Will Smith ; screenplay by Gina Prince-Bythewood ; directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, (DVD)

The secret life of bees, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment and Donners' Company production ; produced by James Lassiter, Ewan Leslie, Joe Pichirallo, Lauren Shuler Donner, Will Smith ; screenplay by Gina Prince-Bythewood ; directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, (DVD)

Label
The secret life of bees
Title
The secret life of bees
Statement of responsibility
Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment and Donners' Company production ; produced by James Lassiter, Ewan Leslie, Joe Pichirallo, Lauren Shuler Donner, Will Smith ; screenplay by Gina Prince-Bythewood ; directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Rogier Stoffers ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Mark Isham
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 813/.6
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material and some violence
Language note
  • English or Spanish dialogue; English, French, or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1968-
  • 1970-
  • 1994-
  • 1981-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lassiter, James
  • Leslie, Ewan
  • Pichirallo, Joe
  • Shuler-Donner, Lauren
  • Smith, Will
  • Prince-Bythewood, Gina
  • Queen Latifah
  • Fanning, Dakota
  • Hudson, Jennifer
  • Keys, Alicia
  • Okonedo, Sophie
  • Kidd, Sue Monk
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Overbrook Entertainment (Firm)
  • Donners' Company (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
110
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abused teenagers
  • Beekeepers
  • United States
  • African American sisters
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The secret life of bees, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment and Donners' Company production ; produced by James Lassiter, Ewan Leslie, Joe Pichirallo, Lauren Shuler Donner, Will Smith ; screenplay by Gina Prince-Bythewood ; directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Includes both theatrical version and director's extended cut
  • Includes theatrical version, director's extended cut, deleted scenes, featurettes, and commentaries
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn300105781
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Lccn
ocn300105781
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543556329
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 1598700
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The secret life of bees, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment and Donners' Company production ; produced by James Lassiter, Ewan Leslie, Joe Pichirallo, Lauren Shuler Donner, Will Smith ; screenplay by Gina Prince-Bythewood ; directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Includes both theatrical version and director's extended cut
  • Includes theatrical version, director's extended cut, deleted scenes, featurettes, and commentaries
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn300105781
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Lccn
ocn300105781
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543556329
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 1598700
Video recording format
DVD

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