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The Chicken

A Short film by Claude Berri

Produced by Renn Productions

Production year : 1963

    Synopsis

    A little boy “hatches” a scheme to save a chicken from becoming his family’s Sunday dinner, by pretending that he is in fact laying eggs...

    Actor

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Renn Productions

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Subject


    Best Live Action Short - 1965 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

    Full credits (5)

    Producer :

    Claude Berri

    Director of Photography :

    Ghislain Cloquet

    Music Composer :

    René Urtreger

    Screenwriter :

    Claude Berri

    Editor :

    Sophie Coussein

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Childhood

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1963

    Runtime :

    15 min

    Visa number :

    27612

    Visa issue date :

    11/03/1963

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Academy Awards - 1966

    Academy Awards (United States, 1966)

    Selection

    Nomination for Best Live Action Short

    Awards

    Academy Awards - 1966

    Academy Awards (United States, 1966)

    Awards

    Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film