UK-based sales company The Works International has takenrights to Philippe Falardeau's Congorama, premiering as theclosing-night film in Directors Fortnight at
The film stars previous
Paul Ahmarani. Congorama followsa Belgian man (Gourmet) who discovers he was adopted and stumbles intomisadventures when he goes to
Falardeau previously directedLa MoitieGauche Du Frigo, whichwon the Toronto Film Festival's award for best Canadian first feature.
Luc Dery and Kim McCraw of
The film is a Canadian-Belgian-French co-productionfunded by
"We are delighted to be representing thiswonderful film," said Joy Wong, head of The Works. "It's funny and intelligentand we feel sure that it will be embraced by audiences worldwide."