The Secret Life of Bees (Widescreen)

The Secret Life of Bees (Widescreen)
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG-13
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 49 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Fox Searchlight
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • NTSC
  • Note: This Release Features Both the Theatrical Feature Film and Directors Extended Cut of THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES
  • Packaging: Keep Case - Checkpoint - Sensormatic
  • Dual Layer
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Surround - Spanish
    • Dolby Surround 5.1 - English
    • Subtitles - English, French, Spanish - Optional
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Deleted Scenes: (8)
    • Featurette:
      1. "Adaptation: Bringing THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES to the Big Screen"
      2. "The Women and Men of THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES"
      3. "Inside the Pink House with Sue Monk Kidd"
      4. "A Day In The Life"
      5. "The World Premiere"
    • Audio Commentary:
      1. Director/Writer Gina Prince-Bythewood, Producer Lauren Shuler Donner, Actors Dakota Fanning and Queen Latifah
      2. Director/Writer Gina Prince-Bythewood and Editor Terilyn Shropshire
    • Trailers:
      1. Forced Trailers: Anti smoking PSA, NOTORIOUS, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, BOTTLE SHOCK, GOSPEL HILL
      2. Trailer Farm: NOBEL SON, THE LIST, AUSTRALIA, MAMMA I WANT TO SING

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by
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Director of Photography:
Executive Production by

Entertainment Reviews:

USA Today - 10/17/2008
"The ensemble cast is the film's strongest asset....Those who were moved by the book are likely to find this adaptation affecting and emotionally satisfying."
Premiere - 10/24/2008
"One of the pleasures of the film is that the themes don't hit you over the head....There are some deeply emotional moments..."

Product Description:

Queen Latifah and Dakota Fanning head a stellar ensemble cast in this "wonderful film about family, independence and the transcendent power of love" (Minneapolis Star Tribune) based on the acclaimed best-selling novel. To escape her cruel, angry father - and discover the truth about her late mother's past - 14-year old Lily Owens flees with her caregiver and friend Rosaleen to a South Carolina town where she's taken in by the bee-keeping Boatwright sisters. Surrounded by the unexpected love, grace and spirituality she encounters there, Lily forms a bond with each of these uniquely gifted women and discovers that sometimes you must leave home in order to find it.

Source: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Description by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment:

Queen Latifah and Dakota Fanning head a stellar ensemble cast in this "wonderful film about family, independence and the transcendent power of love" (Minneapolis Star Tribune) based on the acclaimed best-selling novel. To escape her cruel, angry father - and discover the truth about her late mother's past - 14-year old Lily Owens flees with her caregiver and friend Rosaleen to a South Carolina town where she's taken in by the bee-keeping Boatwright sisters. Surrounded by the unexpected love, grace and spirituality she encounters there, Lily forms a bond with each of these uniquely gifted women and discovers that sometimes you must leave home in order to find it.

Plot Keywords:

1960s | Based On A Novel | Theatrical Release

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  • Sales Rank: 84,185
  • UPC: 024543556329
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