Bee Season parents guide

Bee Season

Overall B-

Competition proves unhealthy for the Naumann family after young Eliza (Flora Cross) success in a spelling bee unwittingly stirs up her father's (Richard Gere) passion for Jewish mysticism, her brother's (Max Minghella) religious rebellion, and her mother's (Juliette Binoche) secret problem.

Release date November 10, 2005

Violence A-
Sexual Content C-
Profanity D+
Substance Use A

Why is Bee Season rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Bee Season PG-13 for thematic elements, a scene of sensuality and brief strong language

Run Time: 104 minutes

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Bee Season
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Bee Season rated PG-13? Bee Season is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for thematic elements, a scene of sensuality and brief strong language

Content is limited to a scene of passionate sexuality between parents (with no nudity), as well as two uses of a sexual expletive and one other profanity. A mental illness causing illegal behavior is depicted and some moments of tense family conflict are seen. There is one “jump” moment when a dog lunges at a glass window.

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Bee Season
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG sexually suggestive scenes; coarse language
Alberta PG Mature Themes, Sexual Content.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "Bee Season"

Cast and Crew

Bee Season is directed by and stars Richard Gere, Juliette Binoche, Max Minghella, Flora Cross.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Bee Season movie is April 3, 2006. Here are some details…

DVD Release Date: 4 April 2006

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment buzzes about releasing both the wide and full screen versions of Bee Season on one DVD. Fans may be all a flutter over the bonus extras too, which include six deleted scenes and three featurettes: The Essence of Bee Season, the Cutting Room Floor, and the Making of Bee Season. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital Surround 5.1), with subtitles in English and French.

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