2017 | Family Animation | 1hr, 6m
After his mother's sudden death, Zucchini is befriended by a police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home, filled with other orphans his age. At first he struggles to find his ... more
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, 2017 Tuesday, May 23
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After his mother's sudden death, Zucchini is befriended by a police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home, filled with other orphans his age. At first he struggles to find his place in this at times strange and hostile environment. But with Raymond's help and his newfound friends, Zucchini eventually learns to trust and love, as he searches for a new family of his own.
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Trivia & Production Notes
- The original original French language title was Ma vie de Courgette.
- The official Swiss submission for the "Best Foreign Language" category for the 2017 Academy Awards®.
- GKIDS will qualify the film for awards consideration this fall followed by national theatrical release in 2017.
- Made its critically acclaimed world premiere earlier this year in the Director's Fortnight section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. It went on to win both the Grand Prize (Cristal) and the Audience Award at the 2016 Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
- The film, which features the voices of Will Forte, Nick Offerman, Ellen Page and Amy Sedaris, will have its world premiere in English at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival (12/23/16).
- The film will have its theatrical release domestically in February 2017, in both the English language and original French language versions (12/23/16).
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