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My Life as a Courgette

Annecy: ‘My Life as a Courgette’ Takes Top Prize

The film premiered in the Directors' Fortnight sidebar at Cannes to rave reviews.

Cannes Hidden Gem: Stop-Motion ‘My Life as a Courgette’ Is Both Whimsical and Serious

French director Claude Barras makes his feature debut with an animated look at a group of particularly resourceful orphans coping with neglect.

‘My Life as a Courgette’ (‘Ma Vie de Courgette’): Cannes Review

The first stop-motion animated feature from Swiss-born director Claude Barras is based on a novel by Gilles Paris and was adapted for the screen by Celine Sciamma ('Girlhood,' 'Being 17').