Life Feels Good Scores Sales and Montreal Win


    GDYNIA: Italy-based indie artfilm sales agent IntraMovies has picked up Polish drama Life Feels Good by Maciej Pieprzyca, which is celebrating victories at the 37th Montreal IFF. The film, also screening at the Gdynia fest won big in Canada over the weekend, taking the Grand prix des Ameriques, the ecumenical jury award and the audience prize.


    The film's portrayal of a gutsy disabled boy,  Mateusz, played by Dawid Ogrodnik, resonated with fest audiences and critics, as did the story's relationships in the context of the clinical setting in which the protagonist struggles for dignity and lightness.

    Pieprzyca, who is also an award-winning screenwriter, will now have his work in elite company. IntraMovies is a selective 40-year-old agency that takes on just 8-10 films each year and represents the work of directors such as Fellini, Visconti, Antonioni, Pasolini, De Sica and Bertolucci.

    Life Feels Good was shot last summer, produced by Tramway in co-prodcution with the Polish Film Institute, the Silesia Film Institute ,Telewizja Polska and Monternia.pl. Polish distributor is Kino Świat and the local premiere is 11 October.