My Life as a Zucchini (2016)

By Livia Peterson

The young boy Courgette (voiced by Gaspard Schlatter) is dispatched to the orphanage iCare via the police officer Raymond (Michel Vuillermoz). Courgette establishes the relationships with Camille (Sixtine Murat), Simon (Paulin Jaccoud), and the fellow abandoned children. Meanwhile, Courgette learns to love and trust.
I was adopted during the young age (specifically, two years old) and hence, I do not recognize the biological parents. “My Life as a Zucchini” is the bittersweet tale – discovering family and friends, reliability, and compassion. Claude Barra’s film is suddenly extraordinary and yes, I’ve been randomly pondering Courgette and Company for the past few days.
Yet, it does not matter whether you attend the subtitled or the dubbed versions (this film critic attended the subtitled version). “My Life as a Zucchini” is the exquisite delight – but not for kids – discusses adult subject matter. B

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