International accolades & awards keep pouring in for the animation feature by Claude Barras. This past Friday, February 24th, MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI won 2 prizes, for “Best Animation Feature” & “Best Screenplay Adaptation”, at the 42nd Cesar ceremony … Nominated for an Oscar as well in the Best Animation Feature of the Year category, this tale of tolerance, coproduced by Blue Spirit, already made its mark at the International Animation Festival of Annecy by receiving the Cristal award for best feature film & the people’s choice award.
Adapted from the book « Autobiographie d’une courgette » by Gilles Paris, this feature film tells the story of a child growing up in an orphanage.
Director: Claude Barras
Adaptation: Céline Sciamma
Produced by Blue Spirit Productions – Armelle Glorennec & Eric Jacquot
In coproduction with Gebeka Films, Rita Productions & KNM
Awards track record:
Diamond Valois at the Angouleme Francophone Film Festival
Best European Film at the San Sebastian International Film Festival
2016 European cinema prize for best animation feature film
Jury Award at the Melbourne International Film Festival
Best Animation Feature Film & Best Screenplay at the 2017 Lumières Prize Awards
Selected at the Cannes Quinzaine des réalisateurs