My Life As A Courgette - Old Colwyn

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My Life as a Courgette
My Life as a Courgette

Event Date

Thu 08 Mar 2018

Event Time

10:00 - 11:10


TAPE Community Arts Centre,
Berthes Rd,
Old Colwyn,
LL29 9SD


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Curriculum Subject/s

  • Art and Design
  • French
  • Languages
  • Moving Image Arts
  • PSHE Education
  • Psychology
  • Special Educational Needs

WHAT: Into Film are pleased to present a screening of My Life As A Courgette as part of the Spring Screenings programme celebrating women in animation.

WHEN: Thursday 8th March 2018, 10:00am - 11:10am

WHERE: TAPE Community Arts Centre, Berthes Rd, Old Colwyn LL29 9SD


Certificate: PG, Into Film recommend this film is suitable for ages 7+. Please note there are some references that some younger members may find difficult to understand. Please refer to the BBFC guidance here for more information. 

Language: English (dubbed version)

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Film title

My Life as a Courgette


A charming French animation about a 9-year-old boy called Courgette who is sent to live in a children's home following the death of his mother. Learning to fit in with the other children – each of whom carry scars of their own difficult pasts – the film is a gentle exploration of the thoughts and feelings a young person might have when going through a difficult period. Full of humour, the challenging issues and behaviours of each child is dealt with sensitively and from the perspective of Courgette as he gets to know them. The bright, colourful animation and affecting story make this a perceptive and uplifting film about friendship and child welfare.

Mild sex references, references to traumatic childhood experiences.


Claude Barras



Country of Production

France / Switzerland


  • Animation
  • Comedy
  • Coming of Age
  • Family




66 minutes



Venue name

TAPE Community Arts Centre


Berthes Rd,
Old Colwyn,
LL29 9SD