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The Secret Life of Bees (2008) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is 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.

    - Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures

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The movie opens in 1964, during the civil rights movement. Lily is almost fourteen years old and has an abusive father and no mother...

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