Quebec director StephaneLapointe's La Vie Secrete Des Gens Heureux (The Secret Life Of Happy People) will have its world premiere at the Closing Night presentation of theMontreal World Film Festival.

Produced by Roger Frappierand Luc Vandal of Max Films, the film stars Gilbert Sicotte, Marc Paquet,Catherine de Lean, Marie Gignac, Gilles Renaud, Anne Dorval, Maxime Denommee,Gabriel Arcand and Marc Beland.

The story follows a shy anddreamy young man, burdened by his family's expectations of a perfect happyfamily life, who finds love in an unlikely place.

The film will be distributedin Quebec by Christal Films.

The 30th MWFFruns from August 24 to September 4.