Bee Season Poster

Release Date: 2005

DVD Release Date: April 4th, 2006

PG-13|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
In the Naumann household, 11-year-old Eliza (Flora Cross) feels she has little to offer in a family of overachievers. All that changes when she wins the spelling bee, much to the surprise of everyone. Now her father (Richard Gere), a professor of Judaism, devotes attention to her as fanatically as he does to his religious studies. With this dynamic shift, family issues, including those of Eliza's mother (Juliette Binoche) and brother (Max Minghella), come to light.

Cast: Richard Gere, Juliette Binoche, Flora Cross, Max Minghella, Kate Bosworth, Joan Mankin, Piers Mackenzie, Lorri Holt

Director: Scott McGehee, David Siegel

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Fox Searchlight

Keywords: Judge, Brother, Growing up, Quest, Emotional, 2000s, Moving, Marriage, Family, Daughter, Rise, School

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