The Secret Life of Bees | 2008

Drama, Adaptation
In 1960s South Carolina, a young white girl flees her hometown with her black surrogate mother and is taken in by an eccentric trio of beekeeping sisters who introduce the runaway to their secret world.

Cast

... August Boatwright

Actor

... Lily Owens

Actor

... Rosaleen Daise

Actor

... May Boatwright

Actor

... June Boatwright

Actor

... T. Ray Owens

Actor

... Deborah Owens

Actor

... Neil

Actor

... Zach Taylor

Actor

... Young Lily

Actor

... Greta

Actor

... Doll

Actor

Company

Production Company

Production Company

Production Company

Donners' Company

Production Company

Dune Entertainment

Financier

Synopsis

Set in South Carolina in 1964, 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, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and only 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, honey and the Black Madonna.

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