Movie Premiere: The Secret Life Of Bees
The Secret Life Of Bees Premiere at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival on friday.
Set in South Carolina in 1964, the film is the moving tale of Lily Owens(Dakota Fanning) 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(Jennifer Hudson), 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(Alicia Keys, Queen Latifah, Sophie Okonedo), Lily finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping, honey and the Black Madonna. the movie also stars Nate Parker and Tristian Wilds.