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My Life as a Courgette

My Life as a Courgette

by Claude Barras

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My Life as a Courgette: A tender look at the darkest of childhoods

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My Life as a Courgette: A tender look at the darkest of childhoods

CANNES 2016: Claude Barras has made an accomplished feature debut with his delicate, moving and original stop-motion animation adopting a positive approach to a dark topic – the harshest of childhoods 

“The idea was to share positive and constructive values with children”

Interview: Claude Barras • Director

“The idea was to share positive and constructive values with children”

CANNES 2016: Swiss filmmaker Claude Barras discusses his appealing animated film My Life as a Courgette, unveiled in the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes 

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international title: My Life as a Courgette
original title: Ma vie de courgette
country: Switzerland, France
sales agent: Indie Sales
year: 2016
directed by: Claude Barras
screenplay: Céline Sciamma

main awards/selection

Cannes Film Festival 2016
Directors' Fortnight
Festival du Film d'Angoulême 2016 
Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur 2016 
Toronto International Film Festival 2016 
BFI London Film Festival 2016 
Zurich Film Festival 2016 
Warsaw Film Festival 2016 
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