Switzerland | 2016 | 66 min | French
In this charming stop-motion animation, newly orphaned Courgette is befriended by Raymond, a kind police officer who takes him to a foster home. At first, Courgette struggles to find his place in this strange, hostile environment but, with the help of Raymond and some newfound friends, he begins to blossom.
Swiss animator and illustrator Claude Barras studied at the Emile Cohl School, France, and the École Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne, Switzerland. She currently lives and works in Geneva.