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The Resource The secret life of bees, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment and Donners' Company production ; produced by James Lassiter ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Gina Prince-Bythewood ; directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood

The secret life of bees, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment and Donners' Company production ; produced by James Lassiter ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Gina Prince-Bythewood ; directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood

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 ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Gina Prince-Bythewood ; directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Author
Composer
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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
Cataloging source
IOG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Rogier Stoffers ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Mark Isham
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • Theatrical version: PG-13; for thematic material and some violence
  • Director's cut: Urated; urated version contains material different from the original PG-13 rated version
  • Canadian Home Video rating: PG
Language note
  • Soundtrack in English or Spanish; optional subtitles in English, Spanish, or French
  • Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S43 2014
PerformerNote
Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1970-
  • 1994-
  • 1981-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lassiter, James
  • Prince-Bythewood, Gina
  • Isham, Mark
  • Queen Latifah
  • Fanning, Dakota
  • Hudson, Jennifer
  • Keys, Alicia
  • Okonedo, Sophie
  • Kidd, Sue Monk
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Overbrook Entertainment (Firm)
  • Donner's Company (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
110
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kidd, Sue Monk
  • Kidd, Sue Monk
  • Abused teenagers
  • Teenage girls
  • Beekeepers
  • African American women
  • Race relations
  • Sisters
  • Abused teenagers
  • African American women
  • Beekeepers
  • Race relations
  • Sisters
  • Teenage girls
  • Videodiscs
  • South Carolina
  • South Carolina
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 ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Gina Prince-Bythewood ; directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • "Includes both the threatrical version and urated director's cut of the film"--Container
  • Special features: Theatrical version ; director's extended cut ; 8 deleted scenes ; adaptation: "Bringing the Secret life of bees to the big screen" featurette ; "The women and men of the Secret life of bees" featurette ; "Inside the pink house with Sue Monk Kidd" featurette ; "Life on the set" featurette ; "The world premiere" featurette ; commentary
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 110 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543556329
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2302252
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)931592584
  • (OCoLC)ocn931592584
  • 1273606
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Region 1 ; NTSC ; Dolby digital
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 ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Gina Prince-Bythewood ; directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • "Includes both the threatrical version and urated director's cut of the film"--Container
  • Special features: Theatrical version ; director's extended cut ; 8 deleted scenes ; adaptation: "Bringing the Secret life of bees to the big screen" featurette ; "The women and men of the Secret life of bees" featurette ; "Inside the pink house with Sue Monk Kidd" featurette ; "Life on the set" featurette ; "The world premiere" featurette ; commentary
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 110 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543556329
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2302252
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)931592584
  • (OCoLC)ocn931592584
  • 1273606
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Region 1 ; NTSC ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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