Tell It to the Bees

Tell It to the Bees
  • 2018
  • UK
  • 1h 46min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Annabel Jankel
  • Cast: Anna Paquin, Holliday Grainger, Gregor Selkirk

Lydia (Grainger) is a stranded outsider in a tight-knit Scottish community who finds herself falling for local doctor and beekeeper Jean (Paquin). A little too cautious and restrained in places, but elegantly crafted and touching, and a welcome return to filmmaking for director Jankel.

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Tell It to the Bees

15 Jul 20193 stars

Holliday Grainger and Anna Paquin share convincing chemistry in this 50s-set love story

Love is the great healer in Tell It to the Bees, an elegantly crafted, quietly touching adaptation of the Fiona Shaw novel. The Scotland of 1952 provides a suitably dreich, oppressive setting for a tale in which narrow minds are gently prised open and…

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