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Rated
PG-13
Runtime 114 min
Ratings
59% critics Rotten Tomatoes
78% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 13+ Common Sense Media
Genre Drama
Release 10/17/08
Actors Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys
Directors Gina Prince-Bythewood
Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the 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 T-Ray, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and 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.
Genre Drama
Release 10/17/08
Actors Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys
Directors Gina Prince-Bythewood
Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the 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 T-Ray, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and 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.