The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

PG-13   |    |  Drama

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In 1964, a teenage girl in search of the truth about her mother runs away to a small town in South Carolina and finds a family of independent women who can connect her to her past.




  • Dakota Fanning at an event for The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
  • Dakota Fanning and Jennifer Hudson in The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
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  • Paul Bettany in The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
  • Alicia Keys in The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
  • Dakota Fanning in The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

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18 October 2008 | kirkfam-1
| wonderful movie
I'm not sure why this film got such a bad's truly one of the nicest films I've seen in a long time! I brought my daughter to see the movie today -- we both had tears in our eyes throughout the movie. The acting was superb, as was the casting. Normally I like to read the book before seeing a movie, as usually the book is so much better. I am glad that my daughter talked me into going to this movie. I think cinematically, it was one of the prettiest movies I've seen in awhile. You are taken from laughing one moment to feeling as though your heart is being tugged out of your body in the next moment. I will definitely be recommending this film to my friends!

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