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The Secret Life of Bees

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The Secret Life of Bees

Fourteen-year-old Lily Owens (Fanning) is seeking to escape the clutches of her abusive father (Paul Bettany) and find some relief from the haunting memories of her mother's death.

In her attempt to find peace, she flees to the comforting, supportive, empowering environment created by August Boatwright (Latifah) and her sisters, May (Sophie Okonedo), and June (Alicia Keyes).

There, she finds a sense of purpose in looking after the sisters' bees, romance with local boy Zach (Tristan Wilds), and a fuller understanding of her mother's past.

The Secret Life of Bees synopsis

A young runaway is determined to find out the truth about her dead mother

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