Ma Vie de Courgette | My Life as a Zucchini

02 Xullo | 12:00h | Afundación 

Switzerland, France | 2016 | 66′ | Colour

Dirección/Direction: Claude Barras. Guión/Script: Céline Sciamma, Germano Zullo, Claude Barras, Morgan Navar. Storyboard: Fernando Lira. Animación/Animation: Kim Keukeleire. Decorados/Sets: Ludovic Chemarin. Infografía/Graphics: Claude Barras. Fotografía/Cinematography: David Toutevoix. Sonido/Sound: Benjamin Benoit. Montaje/Editing: Valentin Rotelli. Música/Music: Sophie Hunger. Producción/Production: Marc Bonny, Armelle Glorennec, Pauline Gygax. Productora/Production Company: Rita Productions, Blue Spirit Animation, Gébéka Films.

Courgette is a 10-year-old boy with an intriguing nickname. After his mother’s sudden death, he is sent to a foster home where he meets other orphans. At first he struggles to find his place in this strange environment, but will soon learn to trust, find love, and, at last, a new family.

Annecy International Animated Film Festival 2016  – Best Film. Audience Award
San Sebastián International Film Festival 2016  – Audience Award for Best European Film
European Film Awards 2016  – Best Animated Feature Film



Claude Barras is a Swiss director. After graduating in illustration and computer graphics in Lausanne, he obtained a degree in anthropology in Lyon. In 2002, he co-founded Hélium Films in collaboration with a group friends. Since then, he has directed a number of short animated films, including The Genie in a Tin of Ravioli (2005), Au pays des têtes (2009) and Chambre 69 (2012)