DreamEntertainment has picked up worldwide rights to Dorota Kedzierzawska'sPolish-language title I Am (Jestem),which premiered recently at Toronto.
The LosAngeles-based company plans to self-distribute the film in the US for the firsttime in its history.
I Am tells the story of an orphaned boy insearch of life and identity who finds love with a young girl.
"I Am is a warm treasure of a film in the traditionof The Tin Drum and MyLife As A Dog thatoffers remarkable performances and a story that touches the soul of every humanspirit," Dream president Yitzhak Ginsberg said.
The picturerecently won best score, editing, and cinematography at the 2005 Polish FilmFestival, where director Kedzierzawska previously won best director in 1999 forher debut film Nic.
As previouslyannounced, Dream has acquired international rights to Jeff Stanzler's Sorry,Haters and ScottCoffey's Ellie Parker.
Dream is currentlyin pre-production on Victor Salva's second world war horror project TheWatch.