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Author: James LassiterEwan LeslieJoe PichiralloLauren Shuler-DonnerWill SmithAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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Lily Owens is a young girl who lives on the peach farm that her abusive father owns. Rosaleen is a black woman hired by Lily's father to be a stand in mother for Lilly. Rosaleen insults some of the biggest racists in their town. Lily and Rosaleen run away to a town Lily believes that her mother once lived in. They go to live with the three Boatwright sisters on their honey farm. She finds solace in their mesmerizing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Action and adventure television programs
Adventure
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Lassiter; Ewan Leslie; Joe Pichirallo; Lauren Shuler-Donner; Will Smith; Gina Prince-Bythewood; Queen Latifah; Dakota Fanning; Jennifer Hudson; Alicia Keys; Sophie Okonedo; Sue Monk Kidd; Fox Searchlight Pictures.; Overbrook Entertainment (Firm); Donners' Company (Firm); Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 1111348485
Language Note: English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Credits: Director of photography, Rogier Stoffers ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Mark Isham.
Cast: Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material and some violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital.
Responsibility: Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment and Donners' Company production ; produced by James Lassiter, Ewan Leslie, Joe Pichirallo, Lauren Shuler Donner, Will Smith ; screenplay by Gina Prince-Bythewood ; directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood.

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Lily Owens is a young girl who lives on the peach farm that her abusive father owns. Rosaleen is a black woman hired by Lily's father to be a stand in mother for Lilly. Rosaleen insults some of the biggest racists in their town. Lily and Rosaleen run away to a town Lily believes that her mother once lived in. They go to live with the three Boatwright sisters on their honey farm. She finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping.

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