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My Life as a Zucchini(Movie, 2016)

Original title: "Ma vie de courgette" (French/FR)
PG-13
| 1h 6min | Genres: Animation, Drama, Kids & Family
My Life as a ZucchiniRating: 3.9/5 (with 485485 votes)
My Life as a Courgette (French: Ma vie de Courgette; also titled My Life as a Zucchini) is a 2016 stop-motion animated comedy-drama film directed by Claude Barras. It was screened in the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. This is the second adaptation of Gilles Paris' 2002 novel Autobiographie d'une Courgette, as there was a French live-action television film adaptation called C'est mieux la vie quand on est grand which aired in 2007. The film, received acclaim for its emotional tone and story, and was nominated for the Best Animated Feature Film at the 89th Academy Awards. It was also selected as the Swiss entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards, making the December shortlist. ()
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Awards & Nominations for My Life as a Zucchini

European Film Award for Best Animated Feature Film Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Lux Prize European Film Award for Best Animated Feature Film European Film Academy Young Audience Award

About My Life as a Zucchini

After his mother’s death, Zucchini is befriended by a kind police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home filled with other orphans his age. There, with the help of his newfound friends, Zucchini eventually learns to trust and love as he searches for a new family of his own.


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Trailer for My Life as a Zucchini + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

English Trailer(Trailer, 1:33)

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Additional Information

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Production countries: Switzerland, France
Original language: French (FR)
Spoken languages: French (FR)
Translated into 27 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Catalan (CA), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 01/21/2017 (World premiere: 10/12/2016)
Director: Claude Barras
Producer: Max Karli
Screenwriter: Céline Sciamma
Composer: Sophie Hunger
Other Team Members: Kim Keukeleire
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"La Vida de Calabacín"
"My Life as a Courgette"
"ぼくの名前はズッキーニ"
Budget: 8,000,000 USD
Revenue: 5,873,256 USD (= 73%)

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