Komasa is repped by Gersh, Melinda Jason of Conspiracy Media, and Goodman Schenkman & Brecheen.” />
New Europe Film Sales has signed territory deals with a host of distributors on Jan Komasa’s “Corpus Christi,” which is a possible contender in the International Feature Film Oscar contest.
The Polish film world premiered Monday in Venice Days, an independent section running in parallel with the Venice Film Festival, and makes its North American premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.
He wants to become a priest but this is impossible because of his criminal record. The movie follows 20-year-old Daniel, who experiences a spiritual transformation while living in a youth detention center.
The film is produced by Leszek Bodzak and Aneta Hickinbotham for Aurum Film. The Polish Film Institute and CNC provided support. The co-producers are Canal Plus Polska, Walter Film Studio, Podkarpackie Film Commission and Les Contes Modernes.
New Europe will release the pic in the U.K., the second time the company has distributed a film itself. In Poland, the film will be released by Kino Swiat, which will launch it on 170 prints in October. New Europe, a boutique agency led by Jan Naszewski, has sealed distribution pacts on the film for France (Bodega), Australia/New Zealand (Palace), Lithuania (Kino Pavasaris) and Norway (Aurora).
Komasa's feature film debut, “Suicide Room,” premiered in the Panorama section of the Berlinale, and his second film was the war blockbuster “Warsaw ‘44.” “Corpus Christi” is his third feature.
The arrival of the young, charismatic preacher is an opportunity for the community to begin the healing process after a tragedy that happened there. When he is sent to work at a carpenter’s workshop in a small town, on arrival he dresses up as a priest and accidentally takes over the parish.

5. 4, then go wide with the film on the next day. Warner Bros. will begin preview showings of the Lady Gaga-Bradley Cooper musical drama on Oct. The soundtrack will also be released on Oct.
"A Star Is Born" is the third remake of the 1937 film about an alcoholic musician who falls in love with an up-and-coming singer. It's also Cooper's feature directorial debut. He wrote the script with Will Fetters and Eric Roth and began shooting the movie at the Coachella Music Festival last year.

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2 at 115 of its Dolby Cinemas. AMC Theatres is launching "A Star Is Born" two days early for 7 p.m. shows on Oct.
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That's led to "A Star Is Born" becoming one of the awards season’s frontrunners. 31 and at the Toronto Film Festival. The movie received a warm reception at its Venice Film Festival premiere on Aug.
The chain said ticket prices vary by location. AMC value programs, including AMC Stubs A-List and $5 ticket Tuesday, may not be used for the event. AMC announced the promotion on Tuesday.
"A Star Is Born" is opening against Tom Hardy’s “Venom,” which is heading for a $60 million to $65 million debut, according to early tracking, while “A Star Is Born” is eyeing $28 million to $30 million.

"It follows individuals who are not traditional heroes, who don't have control over what surrounds them and are on a journey to find answers. "The themes weaved in 'Sunset' are dear to Nemes," said Playtime co-founder Nicolas Brigaud-Robert. In 'Son of Saul,' the main character is facing the absurdity and the horror of the Shoah, and in 'Sunset,' Irisz Leiter witnesses the chaos of Budapest and downfall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire."” />
Negotiated by Playtime, the deal re-teams Nemes with Sony Pictures Classics, which acquired "Son of Saul" in 2015 at Cannes, where the movie won the Grand Jury Prize, and championed it through the awards season. "Son of Saul" ended up winning the foreign-language Oscar and a Golden Globe, as well as a BAFTA and other awards, and established Nemes as a major new voice. Sony Pictures will distribute "Sunset" in North America and Australia.
Leiter is suddenly confronted with her past and starts searching for answers about her family before stumbling upon dark secrets. "Sunset," which is produced by Gabor Sipos and Gabor Rajna of Hungarian banner Laokoon Filmgroup ("Son of Saul"), is set right before World War I and follows 20-year-old Irisz Leiter, who arrives in dazzling Budapest to work in her late parents' legendary hat store.
Also a co-producer, Playtime has sold the film to France (Ad Vitam), Germany (MFA), Spain (Avalon), Greece (Filmtrade), U.K. Mozinet will release the film in Hungary, where the story is set. (Curzon), Italy (Movie Inspired), Japan (Fine Films), and Venezuela, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Colombia (California Filmes). The Hungarian Film Fund also co-produced "Sunset."
Sony Pictures Classics and a raft of distributors worldwide have picked up Laszlo Nemes' "Sunset," the widely anticipated follow-up to his Oscar-winning Holocaust drama, "Son of Saul." The film is world premiering in competition at the Venice Film Festival on Monday and will go on to play at the Toronto and New York film festivals.
Other deals were signed for Benelux (Cineart), Austria (Thimfilm Filmverleih), China (Film Archive), CIS (Russian World Vision), Israel (Lev Cinemas), Portugal (Midas), Taiwan (Flash Forward Entertainment), Romania (Voodoo Films), Norway (Tour de Force), Finland (Future Film) and Iceland (Bio Paradis).

delegation left the Palazzo del Cinema auditorium. After loud cheers and clapping following the end credits Lady Gaga smiled and looked relieved and director Bradley Cooper said “thank you for staying!” as the Warner Bros.
Though the interruption broke the film's emotive flow, it also created an intimacy of sorts and will certainly go down in the Venice Film Festival's annals.
The world premiere of “A Star Is Born” received a warm 8-minute ovation at the Venice Film Festival after the musical drama’s gala screening was marred by a roughly 15-minute interruption due to a technical glitch caused by lightening.
Sources close to the producers said the glitch was caused by lightening during a heavy rainstorm on the Lido which blew out the projector's light bulb.
Early reviews of Cooper’s directing debut have ranged from warm to rapturous. Variety’s Owen Gleiberman called it “A transcendent Hollywood movie.”
Then Lady Gaga, after sitting very still, began blowing kisses to the audience, which cheered. When the light was turned back on there was clapping at first, then increasing tension filled the room as a voice in Italian said that the screening would resume as soon as possible. 'You are amazing!" said one spectator, which stoked the cheering. The screening went black after about an hour during which a burst of clapping had greeted the first duet between Cooper and Lady Gaga.
The film co-stars Cooper, Sam Elliott, Andrew Dice Clay and Dave Chappelle.” />
Earlier Lady Gaga in a pink fluffy gown and Cooper send fans and paparazzi into a frenzy under a light drizzle as the aria "La Donna E' Mobile" from Verdi's Rigoletto played loudly. Cate Blanchett, Donatella Versace, and Spike Lee were also spotted.