The secret life of bees

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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 Lily. When Rosaleen and Lily walk into town they are approached by some white men. Rosaleen insults these racists by standing up for her rights. The angry men give her a beating and she ends up in the hospital. Lily's father rescues Lily but not Rosaleen so Lily talks Rosaleen into running away. They end up in a town that Lily believes her mother once lived in. They go to live with the three Boatwright sisters on their honey farm, and there Lily finds solace in the mesmerizing world of beekeeping.
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auth_author2 Bettany, Paul, 1971-, Fanning, Dakota, 1994-, Hudson, Jennifer, 1981-, Isham, Mark., Keys, Alicia., Kidd, Sue Monk., Lassiter, James., Latifah, Queen., Leslie, Ewan., Okonedo, Sophie., Parker, Nate, 1979-, Pichirallo, Joe., Prince-Bythewood, Gina., Shropshire, Terilyn A., Shuler-Donner, Lauren., Smith, Will, 1968-, Stoffers, Rogier.
author2-role Bettany, Paul,1971-|Screenwriter, Donner's Company (Firm), Fanning, Dakota,1994-, Fanning, Dakota,1994-|Actor, Fox Searchlight Pictures., Hudson, Jennifer,1981-, Hudson, Jennifer,1981-|Actor, Isham, Mark., Keys, Alicia., Keys, Alicia.|Actor, Kidd, Sue Monk.Secret life of bees., Lassiter, James., Latifah,Queen., Latifah,Queen.|Actor, Leslie, Ewan., Okonedo, Sophie., Okonedo, Sophie.|Actor, Overbrook Entertainment (Firm), Parker, Nate,1979-|Actor, Pichirallo, Joe., Prince-Bythewood, Gina., Prince-Bythewood, Gina.|Screenwriter, Shropshire, Terilyn A., Shuler-Donner, Lauren., Shuler-Donner, Lauren.|Producer, Smith, Will,1968-, Stoffers, Rogier., Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
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subject_facet Abejas -- Estados del Sur (Estados Unidos) -- Teatro, Abused teenagers -- Southern States -- Drama, African American sisters -- Southern States -- Drama, Beekeepers -- Southern States -- Drama, DVD-Video discs, DVDs, Feature films, Feature films -- United States, Fiction films, Film adaptations, Kidd, Sue Monk -- Film adaptations, Melodrama, Niños maltratados -- Estados del Sur (Estados Unidos) -- Teatro, United States -- Race relations -- Drama, Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_display The secret life of bees
title_full The secret life of bees [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment and Donners' Company production ; produced by James Lassiter, Ewan Leslie, Joe Pichirallo, Lauren Shuler Donner, Will Smith ; written and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, The secret life of bees [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment/Donners' Company production, a Gina Prince-Bythewood film ; produced by Lauren Shuler Donner ... [et al.] ; written for the screen and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood
title_short The secret life of bees
topic_facet Abejas, Abused teenagers, African American sisters, Beekeepers, DVDs, Film adaptations, Kidd, Sue Monk, Niños maltratados, Race relations
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