The film has been selected as one of five must-see films at this year’s LA Film Festival where debut from Jagoda Szelc is competing in World Fiction Competition.
The deal marks a second cooperation of MEDIA MOVE with JOY N CINEMA in Korea. The film will hit big screens next year.
The impressive Turkish production on a Korean war will get a theatrical release in each territory thanks to New Select (Japan) and AV JET (Taiwan) . More territories are in talks.
The films was bought by JOYNCINEMA just after Cannes Film Festival.
Polish war drama joined another genre pic from MEDIA MOVE – KAMP HOLLAND – and was swept away by Virtual Cinema.
The film was sold for all rights except theatrical to China and for TV rights to other 2 territories.
The successful debut from Jagoda Szelc has been acquired for all rights by Film Europe for Czech and Slovakia and Zeta Filmes for Brazil.
Jagoda Szelc’s debut feature was awarded upon it’s North American premiere at Mammoth Lakes International Film Festival. Jury appreciated the film “for its subtle and skillful creation of unsettling tension during a seemingly innocuous family reunion”.
Mediasoft Films bought the film for Korea and commited to theatrical release by the end of May. Earlier the film was sold to German-speaking, French-speaking territories and Japan. China is in advanced negotiations.
The film was released on March 2nd to god reviews and a big cheer from the crowds. The local release carried out by Media Move itself got a financial support from Polish Filmmaker’s Association.