My Life As A Courgette

DateSunday 26th of March 2017
Time12:00
VenueThe Phoenix Cinema

MO SHAOL MAR COURGETTE: scéal leaidín óig darbh ainm Courgette.

Déanann póilín, Raymond, caradas leis. Imíonn máthair Chourgette as radharc go hobann, agus tugtar go teach altramais ina bhfuil dílleachtaithe dá chomhaois é. Cé gur deacair leis socrú i láthair namhdach nua, foghlaimíonn sé conas iontaoibh a chur i ndaoine, agus glacadh le grá fad is atá teaghlach nua á lorg aige.

Ainmníodh an beochan seo mar ‘Best Animated Feature’ i gcomhair Academy Award ag Féile Idirnáisiúnta Beochan Annecy 2016. Fuair MY LIFE AS A COURGETTE aitheantas forleathan as a chneastacht agus as a dhaonnacht. Dúirt an Hollywood Reporter go n-insítear an scéal ‘go grámhar agus go gleoite’.

Le tacaíocht ón bPairlimint Eorpach.

Le tacaíocht ó Ambasáid na Fraince in Éirinn.

This screening will be in French with Irish subtitles.

My Life As A Courgette is about a young boy named Courgette, who befriends a police officer, Raymond, when Courgette’s mother suddenly disappears.

Courgette is taken to a foster home with orphans his own age. Although he initially struggles to find his place in this new and sometimes hostile environment, he learns to trust and find love as he searches for a new family of his own.

Nominated for an Academy Award for ‘Best Animated Feature’, and winner of the ‘Cristal Award for Best Feature’ and an Audience Award at the 2016 Annecy International Animated Film Festival, MY LIFE AS A COURGETTE has also received universal acclaim for its tenderness and humanity, with the Hollywood Reporter saying that the film is “lovingly told and gorgeously rendered.”