by Lisa Alcalay Klug

“Bee Season” Flies onto the Big Screen

First, Myla Goldberg struck gold in print with her debut novel, Bee Season. Published by Doubleday in 2001 with an iconic Webster’s Dictionary-like cover, the book earned a handful of awards for fiction and accolades for its multi-layered story of a Jewish family in distress. Now, nearly four years later, Goldberg’s masterful storytelling is due to hit the big screen. On an as-yet undetermined release date in 2005, Fox Searchlight plans to release “Bee Season” the film. Actors Richard Cere and Juliette Binoche star as parents of a troubled brother and sister who explore spirituality as their parents’ marriage deteriorates.

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