Bee Season is lit by human sunbeam Flora Cross as Eliza. show more
Ultimately, its success may depend on how emotionally satisfying audiences find this flirtation with Jewish mysticism. show more
For a film filled with jagged shards of glass, and sometimes shot kaleidoscopically, through the windows of houses or cars, Bee Season is carefully, almost relentlessly, intended. That said, the script, by Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal, touches on themes that rarely make it to the big screen.