Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
Duration: 112 minuten
Directed by: Doug Atchison
Stars: Keke Palmer, Laurence Fishburne and Angela Bassett
IMDb score: 7,4 (21.299)
Releasedate: 28 April 2006
Akeelah and the Bee plot
"Changing the world... one word at a time."
Growing up in the southern LA ghetto, 11-year-old Akeelah has a knack for language. Despite her mother's opposition, Akeelah enters a spelling contest. Her talent takes her to the National Spelling Finals, the world's largest spelling event, with the help of mysterious teacher Dr. larabee. Her success instills a sense of pride in her neighborhood and those around her, which brings them closer together.