• Release Date: October 17, 2008
  • Run Time: 1 hr 50 min
  • Rating: PG-13 - thematic material and some violence
  • Cast: Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson
  • Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood
  • Genre: Drama

Synopsis: Haunted by memories of her late mother, 14-year-old Lily Owens (Dakota Fanning) runs away with her friend and caregiver Rosaleen (Jennifer Hudson) to the South Carolina town that holds the key to her mother's past. There, Lily meets the Boatwright sisters (Queen Latifah, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo), who take her in and teach her about beekeeping, honey and the Black Madonna.