Tell It to the Bees
- 1h 46min
- 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.
Reviews & features
Tell It to the Bees15 Jul 2019
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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