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MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI

Claude Barras
Switzerland | 2016 | 66 min | French

MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI
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SYNOPSIS

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.

DIRECTOR

  • Claude Barras

    Claude Barras

    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.

Credits

Director - Claude Barras
Producer - Max Karli, Pauline Gygax, Armelle Glorennec, Marc Bonny, Michel Merkt
Screenwriter - Céline Sciamma, Germano Zullo, Claude Barras, Morgan Navarro
Cinematographer - David Toutevoix
Editor - Valentin Rotelli, Marie-Eve Hildbrand, Marina Rosset
Sound - Denis Séchaud
Music - Sophie Hunger

FILM FESTIVALS/AWARDS

20th Shanghai International Film Festival 2017, China
64th Sydney Film Festival 2017, Australia
27th ANIMAFEST World Festival of Animated Films 2017, Croatia
57th Zlin International Film Festival for Children and Youth 2017, Czech Republic
8th International Animation Festival ANIFILM 2017, Czech Republic 
19° Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente, 2017, Argentina
TIFF Kids International Film Festival 2017, Canada