WARSAW: Anne Fontaine’s Polish coproduction Agnus Dei will be released by Rialto Distribution in Australia on 27 April 2017.
Fontaine's drama opened in France on 10 February 2016 where, according to the Polish Film Institute, it has been a success with over 720,000 admissions to date. The film premiered in Poland on 11 March 2016 distributed by Kino Świat and has had 79,409 admissions.
The film has been gaining the interest of international distributors and became one of the most popular Polish coproductions abroad with distribution in Canada, Spain, Japan, Brasil, Mexico, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Portugal, Greece, Switzerland, Columbia, UK and USA. Film Distribution is handling the sales. Agnus Dei was produced by Eric and Nicolas Altmayer of Mandarin Cinema together with Philippe Carcassone in coproduction with Eliza Oczkowska and Klaudia Śmieja through Poland’s Aeroplan Film. The film was also coproduced by Mars Films, France 2 Cinema and Scope Picture (Belgium). It was supported by the Polish Film Institute and Film Commission Poland.