Akeelah and the Bee [PG]

Akeelah and the Bee [PG]

Lionsgate UK [DVD]

Only 1 in stock

Description

Critically-acclaimed drama starring Laurence Fishburne. Eleven-year-old Akeelah Anderson's (Keke Palmer) life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her and her brother runs with the local gangbangers. She's smart, but her environment threatens to strangle her aspirations. Responding to a threat by her school's principal, Akeelah participates in a spelling bee to avoid detention for her many absences. Much to her surprise and embarrassment, she wins. Her principal asks her to seek coaching from an English professor named Dr. Larabee (Fishburne) for the more prestigious regional bee. As the possibility of making it all the way to the Scripps National Spelling Bee looms, Akeelah could provide her community with someone to rally around and be proud of, but only if she can overcome her insecurities and her distracting home life.

Actors:
Keke Palmer • Laurence Fishburne • Angela Bassett • Curtis Armstrong • J.R. Villarreal • Sean Michael • Sahara Garey • Julito McCullum • Erica Hubbard • Dalia Phillips • Eddie Steeples

Directors:
Doug Atchison

Disc Features:
Interactive Menus\Enhanced WS tv\Bonus Footage\Outtakes\Deleted Scenes\Making Of Documentary\Other Documentary: 'Inside the Mind of Akeelah', 'Keke and Doug'

Product Details:
• Certificate: PG • Format: DVD • Number of Discs: 1 • Running Time: 112 minutes • Language: English

Product Details

  • ID: 9007001188868
  • barcode: 5060052411570
  • product type: general
  • pack size: 1 Disc

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: No
  • Courier Delivery: No
  • Store Delivery: Yes

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