The Secret Life of Bees

Movie • 2008 • Adventure  

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Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of 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 Rosaleen, her caregiver and only friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past.
This movie contains 12 potentially triggering events.
Your Triggers
Does the dog die?
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Unanswered Triggers
Are animals abused?
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At the beginning a bee is kept in a jar and tries to escape but can't. It is released alive though
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Is someone sexually assaulted?
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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Does a pet die?
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Were animals harmed in the making?
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Is there a dead animal?
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Is there pedophilia?
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Is a minor sexualized?
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Is there excessive gore?
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Abuse
Is there domestic violence?
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Is a child abused?
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Animal
Does a horse die?
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Does a cat die?
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Does a dragon die?
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Are there bugs?
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Steivee
In addition to many scenes of bees (sometimes crawling around on a beekeeper's hive), there are two scenes with a prominent roach.
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Bodily Harm
Is someone burned alive?
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Is someone buried alive?
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Is there amputation?
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Does a head get squashed?
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Are any teeth damaged?
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Does someone have a seizure?
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Is there finger/toe mutilation?
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Is someone tortured?
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JM
Father (T- Ray) makes Lily kneel on “grits” or salt for 1 hour.
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Is there eye mutilation?
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Children
Does a kid die?
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Family
Is someone kidnapped?
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Does a parent die?
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Does someone cheat?
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Fear
Is someone possessed?
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Are there ghosts?
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Are there clowns?
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Is there a shower scene?
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Gross
Does someone vomit?
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Sandphin
The kid vomits once, it's not graphic.
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Medical
Is electro-therapy used?
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Is there a mental institution scene?
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Rosaleen is in the hospital due to white men punching her.
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Does someone have cancer?
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Mental Health
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Sandphin
There is a suicide by drowning.
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Is there body dysmorphia?
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Is there a claustrophobic scene?
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Does someone have an eating disorder?
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Is there autism specific abuse?
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A character dies by drowning themself.
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Noxious
Is there shakey cam?
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Are there flashing lights or images?
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Pregnancy
Is there childbirth?
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Are there abortions?
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Does someone miscarry?
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Does a pregnant person die?
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Prejudice
Are there n-words?
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JM
White guys say it to Rosaleen, a black woman in the beginning. 3 times.
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Sex
Are there incestuous relationships?
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Violence
Does someone drown?
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