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Hirschfeld International Film Series: My Life as a Zucchini

Middlebury Film & Media Culture
Event organized by Middlebury Film & Media Culture

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3:00 and 8:00 PM, Dana Auditorium



In French with English subtitles. Co-sponsored by the Department of French.

(Claude Barras, Switzerland | France, 2016, 1h 10min) Free

Nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature and beloved by audiences and critics alike, My Life as a Zucchini is a delightful and touching tale about the uplifting power of friendship in the face of adversity. After befriending a kind police officer, nine-year-old Zucchini is taken to a foster home filled with other orphans his age. Though he struggles to find his place at first, with the help of his new friends, Zucchini learns to trust and love again as he searches for a new family of his own. With a band of unforgettable characters you'll be cheering for, My Life as a Zucchini stands as a testament to the resilience of the human heart.