The distributor closed the North American deal with Indie Sales for the Swiss foreign-language Oscar submission and imminent TIFF Kids screening.
My Life As A Zucchini (Ma Vie de Courgette) marks the debut feature of Claude Barras based on a script by Girlhood director Céline Sciamma about a child who finds love and trust in a foster home.
The film premiered in Cannes Director’s Fortnight and won the Grand Prize (Cristal) and the audience award at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
The stop-motion family film will receives its North American premiere in Toronto on September 8. GKIDS plans an autumn qualifying launch prior to the 2017 theatrical release.
RITA Productions, Blue Spirit Productions, Gebeka Films and KNM produced in co-production with the RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse, SRG-SSR, France 3 Cinéma, Rhône Alpes Cinéma and Helium Films.