Picture from 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.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements, a scene of sensuality and brief strong language

Bee Season

The most recent home video release of this 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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