Title: My Life as a Zucchini
Language: French, English
Country: Switzerland, France
Courgette (Zucchini) is an intriguing nickname for a 9-year-old boy. Although his unique story is surprisingly universal. After his mother's disappearance, Courgette is befriended by a police officer Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home filled with other orphans his age. At first he struggles to find his place in this strange, at times, hostile environment. Yet with Raymond's help and his new-found friends, Courgette eventually learns to trust and might find true love.
Gilles Paris (novel), Céline Sciamma (screenplay), Germano Zullo (contributing writer), Claude Barras (contributing writer), Morgan Navarro (contributing writer), Michael Sinterniklaas (english script adaptation), Christian La Monte (english script adaptation)