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The Secret Life of Bees (R1/US BD) in February

Fox Home Entertainment have announced the US DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of The Secret Life of Bees on 3rd February 2009. In this film based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd, Dakota Fanning stars as 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 her caregiver to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother’s past. Taken in by the Boatwright sisters, Lily finds solace in their mesmerizing world of bees and honey and inevitably discovers what it truly means to be a family.

Priced at $29.98 SRP on DVD and $39.99 SRP on Blu-ray Disc, features are detailed below...


  • 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • Spanish Stereo
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Theatrical and Director’s Extended cuts of the film
  • Eight Deleted Scenes
  • The World Premiere
  • The Women And Men Of The Secret Life Of Bees
  • Adaptation: Bringing The Secret Life of Bees To The Big Screen
  • Inside The Pink House With Sue Monk Kidd
  • Commentary with Director/Writer Gina Prince-Bythewood, Producers Lauren Shuler Donner and Joe Pichirallo, Actors Dakota Fanning and Queen Latifah
  • Commentary with Director/Writer Gina Prince-Bythewood and Editor Terilyn Shropshire

Blu-ray Disc - Presented in 1080P 2.35:1 Widescreen (AVC MPEG4) on a 50GB dual-layer disc authored in BD-J with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and French and Spanish DD5.1 Surround, the Blu-ray includes all of the above standard-def DVD extras plus an exclusive featurette – “Beekeeping 101 featuring Dakota Fanning”. Region coding is TBC.

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