Annabel Jankel’s Tell It To The Bees, which debuted at Toronto last year, has racked up key territory deals for sales agent Film Constellation.
The film, starring Anna Paquin and Holliday Grainger in the story of a lesbian romance in 1950s Britain, has now gone to the UK (Vertigo), Australia and New Zealand (Transmission), Scandinavia (Lucky Dogs) and Poland (Canal+).
Good Deed Entertainment previously picked up North American on the film and is partnering for with FilmRise on streaming and linear rights. Further deals have been done for Germany (Capelight Entertainment), Spain (Filmax), Korea (World Cinema Co), Taiwan (Cai Chang) and Airlines (Captive).
Producers on the project are Daisy Allsop, Nick Hill, Annabel Jankel, Nik Bower, and Laure Vaysse. Henrietta Ashworth and Jessica Ashworth wrote the screenplay based on the novel by Fiona Shaw.
Film Constellation’s European Film Market slate also features Stardust, about a young David Bowie, which Screen recently announced will star Beast actor Johnny Flynn.