WARSAW: Jan Matuszynski’s drama The Last Family won distribution in France, the Czech Republic, Lithuania and Austria at the second edition of Scope100, an initiative of the French digital cinema platform Festival Scope.
"The Last Family was the favorite film in four of the nine participating countries. This means that it will be soon distributed in France by Potemkine, in the Czech Republic by Aerofilms, in Lithuania by Kino Pasaka and in Austria by Stadtkino", representatives of Festival Scope told FNE.
The film will be released in these countries in late spring 2017.
Scope100 is a joint venture developed by Polish distributor Gutek Film and Festival Scope, and also involves the distribution companies Aerofilms (Czech Republic), Kino Pasaka (Lithuania), Stadtkino (Austria), Cinefil Co (Hungary), Arthaus (Norway), Alambique Films (Portugal), Potemkine (France) and Folkets Bio (Sweden).
In each of the nine European countries participating, 100 active film lovers are chosen to watch online seven carefully selected films and vote in each country for the best one, which will be released with their help.
The Last Family was produced by Aurum Film in coproduction with HBO Polska, Mazowiecki Instytut Kultury, Lightcraft, Universal Music Polska. The Polish Film Institute and the Mazovia Film Fund supported it New Europe Film Sales is handling the sales.