My Life as a Zucchini

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In Theaters: February 24, 2017 (limited)

PG-13 | 1h 10m | Animation, Family


When his alcoholic mother suddenly dies, Icare, a nine-year-old boy whose nickname is Zucchini (Gaspard Schlatter), is befriended by a police officer, Raymond (Michel Vuillermoz), who brings him to an orphanage.

Although at first Zucchini finds it a struggle to fit into this new, strange and sometimes hostile environment, he eventually makes friends with the other boys and falls for one of the girls, called Camille (Sixtine Murat). With Raymond's help, Zucchini eventually learns to trust and love, as he searches for a new family of his own.

Based on the 2002 novel "Autobiographie d'une courgette" (Autobiography of a Zucchini) by Gilles Paris.

Director: Claude Barras
Studio: Blue Spirit Animation
Producer(s): Armelle Glorennec, Kate Merkt, Marc Bonny, Max Karli, Michel Merkt, Pauline Gygax
Cast: Gaspard Schlatter, Michel Vuillermoz, Sixtine Murat, Paulin Jaccoud, Clara Young, Erick Abbate, Ness Krell, Romy Beckman, Barry Mitchell, Finn Robbins, Olivia Bucknor, Susanne Blakeslee
Writer(s): Céline Sciamma

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