EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Polley’s Venice and Toronto hit Stories We Tell has been acquired by Artificial Eye for the UK, Palace Films for Australia and Gutek Film for Poland.

A US deal was understood to be in play.

The National Film Board of Canada, which backed the film, is handling sales.

The doc is a personal essay about her own family’s secrets. 

Stories We Tell is Toronto-born actress Polley’s third feature (but first documentary) as a director, after Away From Her and Take This Waltz.

Anita Lee produced.