Erotic drama sells to UK and Russia.

Danish sales company LevelK’s Aussie erotic drama My Mistress starring Emmanuelle Beart has been sold to the UK (House), Russia (Russian Report) and Hong Kong (Sundream Motion Pictures).

The Australian-produced film will receive its world premiere at the Melbourne Festival in August. Transmission are releasing in Australia this autumn.

My Mistress is the story of an affair between a vulnerable teenage romantic and a French S&M mistress that soon moves into more dangerous territory. Beart stars alongside Australian actor Harrison Gilbertson and Rachael Blake.

Directed by Stephen Lance, the film was made through Mini Studios and was produced by Leanne Tonkes. The executive producers are Robyn Kershaw and Bruno Charlesworth.

Screen Australia, Screen Queensland, Film Victoria, MIFF Premiere Fund and Soundfirm provide the financing and the Australian release will be handled by Transmission.