The Secret Life of Bees

Review: The Secret Life of Bees

02 Feb 09

More powerful than I expected

If you only watched the trailer you'd be forgiven for thinking this is a fairly fluffy "chick flick." The reality is quite different, there's a nasty grittyness to some of the scenes that very quickly brings you down to earth around the time of the Civil Rights Bill in the US. A delight of a film, tough, tender and life-afirming