DVD Release Date: April 4, 2006
Tagline: "Words may define us, but it's love that connects us."
Length: 104 minutes
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements, a scene of sensuality and brief strong language
Richard Gere and Juliette Binoche star in this unconventional family drama based on Myla Goldberg's novel. Saul (Gere) is a religious studies professor with a special interest in the Kabbalah.
When his 11-year-old daughter Eliza turns out to have a mystical gift for spelling, Saul focuses on developing her talent, and she wins a series of bees. Meanwhile, Saul's wife (Binoche) behaves strangely and their teenage son gets involved with Hare Krishna. As Eliza becomes increasingly successful, the family begins to fall apart.
Selected Special Features on the Bee Season Director's Cut DVD :
? Deleted Scenes
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