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My Life as a Courgette

My Life as a Courgette

A Feature film by Claude Barras

Produced by Blue Spirit Productions, Gebeka Films

Release in France : 19/10/2016

    Synopsis

    Zucchini is not at all like a vegetable. His is a brave little boy. He believes that he's alone in the world when his mother dies. But he didn't count on the people he'll meet in his new life in a home for children. Simon, Ahmed, Jujube, Alice, and Béatrice: they all have their stories to tell, and each story is as sad as it is tender. And then there's this girl, Camille.
    When you're ten years old, having a gang of pals, falling in love... there are things to discover and learn. And you may even be happy.

    Videos (2)

    26/08/2016

    My Life as a Courgette

    Trailer (English Subs)

    02/05/2016

    My Life as a Courgette

    Excerpt 1 (French)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producers :

    Blue Spirit Productions, Gebeka Films

    Foreign production companies :

    Rita, RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse

    French distribution :

    Gebeka Films

    Co-productions :

    Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Cinéma, France 3 Cinéma, Helium Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Indie Sales

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    International releases (41)

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    Photos (12)

    Full credits (13)

    Assistant director :

    Marianne Chazelas

    Screenwriters :

    Céline Sciamma, Germano Zullo, Claude Barras, Morgan Navarro

    Director of Photography :

    David Toutevoix

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Monica Donati

    Production Designer :

    Ludovic Chemarin

    Casting :

    Marie-Eve Hildbrand

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Animated film

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Switzerland, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Yes

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Switzerland, France)

    Production year :

    2015

    French release :

    19/10/2016

    Runtime :

    1 h 6 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    138.731

    Approval :

    Yes

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

    Posters (6)

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    News (25)

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    Festival Selections (30)

    Academy Awards - 2017

    Academy Awards (United States, 2017)

    Selection

    Nomination for Best Animeted Feature

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 2017

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 2017)

    Selection (3)

    Best Screen Adaptation : Céline Sciamma

    Best Original Music : Sophie Hunger

    Best Animated Film

    BFI London Film Festival - 2016

    BFI London Film Festival (Great Britain, 2016)

    Selection (2)


    First Feature Competition

    FIFF - 2016

    FIFF (Belgium, 2016)

    Selection

    Official Competition

    Bienne French Film Festival - 2016

    Bienne French Film Festival (Switzerland, 2016)

    Selection

    Celebrating Swiss Cinema

    TIFF - 2016

    TIFF (Canada, 2016)

    Selection

    Kids

    Venice Days - 2016

    Venice Days (Italy, 2016)

    Selection


    Sarajevo Film Festival - 2016

    Sarajevo Film Festival (Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2016)

    Selection

    Children's programme

    Melbourne International Film Festival - 2016

    Melbourne International Film Festival (Australia, 2016)

    Selection

    French films selected

    Directors' Fortnight - 2016

    Directors' Fortnight (France, 2016)

    Selection

    Official Selection

    Awards (9)

    Delegations (3)

    Presskit (2)

    Website