My Life as a Courgette
Ma vie de Courgette
Céline Sciamma penned the affecting screenplay for this Academy Award-nominated stop-motion drama.
Switzerland- France 2016
Dir Claude Barras
With the voices of Gaspard Schlatter, Sixtine Murat, Paulin Jaccoud
Courgette is the nickname of a nine-year-old boy who’s sent to live in a rural orphanage after the death of his mother. There, a range of colourful, heart-capturing characters make up his new ménage. Céline Sciamma’s screenplay once again demonstrates her ability to authentically capture the joy and messiness of young friendship, yet not shy away from the tough reality of children growing up in difficult circumstances.
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See our Relaxed screening on Mon 16 Mar 18:40.