The Resource The secret life of bees, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment/Donner's Company production, a Gina Prince-Bythewood film ; produced by Lauren Shuler Donner, James Lassiter, Will Smith, Joe Pichirallo ; written for the screen and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, (DVD)

The secret life of bees, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment/Donner's Company production, a Gina Prince-Bythewood film ; produced by Lauren Shuler Donner, James Lassiter, Will Smith, Joe Pichirallo ; written for the screen and 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/Donner's Company production, a Gina Prince-Bythewood film ; produced by Lauren Shuler Donner, James Lassiter, Will Smith, Joe Pichirallo ; written for the screen and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
14-year-old Lily Owens is haunted by the memory of her late mother. Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and only friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past. She finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Rogier Stoffers ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Mark Isham ; costume designer, Sandra Hernandez ; production designer, Warren Alan Young
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material and some violence
Language note
In English or Spanish with optional English, Spanish, or French subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S43 2008
PerformerNote
Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo, Paul Bettany
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1968-
  • 1970-
  • 1994-
  • 1981-
  • 1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Prince-Bythewood, Gina
  • Shuler-Donner, Lauren
  • Lassiter, James
  • Smith, Will
  • Pichirallo, Joe
  • Queen Latifah
  • Fanning, Dakota
  • Hudson, Jennifer
  • Keys, Alicia
  • Okonedo, Sophie
  • Bettany, Paul
  • 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
  • Abused teenagers
  • Beekeepers
  • African American sisters
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
The secret life of bees, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment/Donner's Company production, a Gina Prince-Bythewood film ; produced by Lauren Shuler Donner, James Lassiter, Will Smith, Joe Pichirallo ; written for the screen and 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
  • Special features: Contains theatrical version and director's extended cut; 8 deleted scenes; featurette, 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; commentary with director/screenwriter Gina Prince-Bythewood, producers Lauren Shuler Donner and Joe Pichirallo, actors Dakota Fanning and Queen Latifah; commentary with director/screenwriter Gina Prince-Bythewood and film editor Terilyn Shropshire
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543556329
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2255632
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)300105781
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English), Dolby surround (Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The secret life of bees, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment/Donner's Company production, a Gina Prince-Bythewood film ; produced by Lauren Shuler Donner, James Lassiter, Will Smith, Joe Pichirallo ; written for the screen and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Special features: Contains theatrical version and director's extended cut; 8 deleted scenes; featurette, 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; commentary with director/screenwriter Gina Prince-Bythewood, producers Lauren Shuler Donner and Joe Pichirallo, actors Dakota Fanning and Queen Latifah; commentary with director/screenwriter Gina Prince-Bythewood and film editor Terilyn Shropshire
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543556329
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2255632
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)300105781
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English), Dolby surround (Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD

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