The Secret Life of Bees

The Secret Life of Bees Trailers

Original title The Secret Life of Bees
Category Adventure, Drama
UK Release Date
Production year 2008
Production Country
Directors Gina Prince-Bythewood
Cast Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson, Sophie Okonedo, Alicia Keys, Sharon Conley, Paul Bettany, Tristan Mack Wilds, Hilarie Burton, Emily Alyn Lind, Nate Parker
Distributor 20th Century Fox


Set in South Carolina in 1964, the film is the moving 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, honey and the Black Madonna…