My Life as a Courgette
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.
|My Life as a Courgette|
|French||Ma vie de Courgette|
|Directed by||Claude Barras|
|Screenplay by||Céline Sciamma|
|Based on||Autobiographie d'une Courgette|
by Gilles Paris
|Produced by||Armelle Glorennec|
|Edited by||Valentin Rotelli|
|Music by||Sophie Hunger|
|Distributed by||Praesens-Film (Switzerland)|
Gébéka Films (France)
NOS Lusomundo Audiovisuais (Portugal)
|Box office||$10.2 million|
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 won Best Animated Film and Best Adapted Screenplay at the 42nd César Awards. At the 89th Academy Awards, it was nominated for the Best Animated Feature Film and was selected as the Swiss entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards, making the December shortlist.