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BONJOUR INDIA | FRENCH ANIMATION

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 30/01/2018 - 01/02/2018
All Day

Location
NFAI

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FRENCH ANIMATION

30th January- 1st February
Venues: FTII & NFAI

In order to showcase the creativity of France, the third-largest producer of animated films in the world in terms of technical expertise and storytelling, Bonjour India will screen features and short films to different type of audiences in ten cities in India.

The selection will include two compilations:
Best of Annecy 2017
Best of Annecy Kids 2017. 

MA MAMAN EST EN AMÉRIQUE, ELLE A RENCONTRÉ BUFFALO BILL

(My Mummy is in America and She Met Buffalo Bill)

2013 / Animation / 1h15

Jean, a 6-year- old boy, tells his teacher his mother is a secretary when she really travels the world.

Directors: Marc Boréal, Thibaut Chatel
Music director: Fabrice Aboulker
Screenplay: Jean Regnaud, Stéphane Bernasconi
Story by: Émile Bravo, Jean Regnaud


PHANTOM BOY

2015 ‧ Fantasy/Animation/ 1h 24

In New York, a courageous detective named Alex is injured by a gangster who calls himself the
Man With the Broken Face. Stuck in a hospital, Alex meets Leo, a bedridden 11-year- old who
has the ability to leave his body and float around as an apparition. Like a ghost, invisible to all,
he flies away and passes through walls. When the disfigured criminal threatens to attack the city’s infrastructure, Leo springs into action to help the lawman foil his evil plan.

Directors: Alain Gagnol, Jean-Loup Felicioli
Screenplay: Alain Gagnol
Music director: Serge Besset


TOUT EN HAUT DU MONDE

(Long Way North)
2015 ‧ Drama/Action ‧ 1h 21

Sasha, a young Russian aristocrat, sets out on an adventurous journey to find her adventurer
grandfather and save her family's reputation.

Director: Rémi Chayé
Music director: Jonathan Morali
Awards: Golden Butterfly for Best Animated Feature Film – International Competition


LA JEUNE FILLE SANS MAINS

(The Girl without Hands)

2016 ‧ Drama/Animation ‧ 1h 16

A miller sells his daughter to the devil. Although her purity protects her, the devil takes her
hands away as punishment.

Director: Sébastien Laudenbach
Adapted from: The Girl Without Hands
Characters: La déesse de l’eau, La jeune fille, Le prince, Le diable, Le jardinier, La mère, Le père

Story by: Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm


Annecy Kids 2017 (9 short films) : Total duration : 55 minutes 

         White Snake (Le Serpent Blanc) 

          Hedgehog’s Home (La maison du hérisson)

          Le Petit Bonhomme de Poche (The Pocket Man):

          Mr Night has a Day Off

          The Little Bird and the Caterpillar (Der Kleine Vogel und Die Raupe)

          Prebudza ( Awaker)

          Gokurosama

          La table

        Jsme přece lidi (We’re Human, After All)


Parallel to this popular programme, a more restricted component will focus on facilitating interactions between professionals from the French and Indian film industries. Through B2B meetings, French vendors and Indian content buyers (TV channels and VOD platforms) will meet and develop a better understanding of the market.


CREATED WITH : Annecy, TV France

 

STARTING IN JANUARY 2018