International Distribution of "Corpus Christi"
Co-financed by the Polish Film Institute Jan Komasa’s film „Corpus Christi” has already been sold to 45 territories to date including North America when it will be released on February 19th.
“Corpus Christi” sold to 45 territories
The list of the countries and distributors where the Polish film is meant to be released can be found below.
- North America (Film Movement),
- Singapore (Lighthouse),
- France (Bodega),
- Russia (Volga),
- Hungary (Cinefil),
- Ecuador (Cineplex),
- Mexico (Alameda Films),
- Czech Republic and Slovakia (Association of Czech Film Clubs),
- Denmark and Sweden (Coolture I Norge),
- Australia and New Zealand (Palace),
- Spain (Surtsey),
- Norway (M Media),
- Lithuania (Kino Pavasaris),
- Benelux (Imagine),
- Switzerland (Xenix),
- UK and Ireland (Vertigo Films),
- Germany (Arsenal),
- South Korea (Alto Media),
- Italy (Just Wanted),
- Greece (Trianon),
- Iceland (Bioparadis),
- Belarus (ART Corp),
- Romania (Bad Unicorn),
- Latvia (Kino Bize),
- Austria (Polyfilm).
“Corpus Christi” stars Bartosz Bielenia as a 20-year-old who experiences a spiritual transformation in a youth detention centre. Though his crime denies him the opportunity to officially learn to serve as clergy, he pursues his dream by dressing as a priest and ministering a small-town parish.
The film was written by Mateusz Pacewicz and produced by Leszek Bodzak and Aneta Hickinbotham at Aurum Film. WFS Walter Film Studio, Canal+ Poland, Podkarpacki Region Fund and Les Contes Modernes are the coproducers. The film was co-financed by Polish Film Institute and CNC Cinemas Du Monde – Institut Francais. Jan Naszewski’s New Europe Film Sales is handling world rights.