The Secret Life of Bees
- 109 min
- Directed by: Gina Prince-Bythewood
- Written by: Gina Prince-Bythewood, Sue Monk Kidd
- Cast: Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Paul Bettany, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo, Tristan Wilds, Hilarie Burton
- Website: www.secretlifeofbeesmovie.co.uk
Based on Sue Monk Kidd's best selling novel and set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the moving tale of Lily Owens (Fanning) a grief stricken 14 year-old girl who finds solace for her dead mother in the arms of the local caregiver (Hudson) and the fiercely independent bee keeping Boatwright sisters (Latifah, Keys and Okonedo).
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
In 1964 South Carolina, 14 year old Lily is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her loneliness and a troubled relationship with her father, she finds true solace in the mesmerizing, fascinating world of beekeeping.
This event has been organised by the Highbury Film Club. Cert 12A
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