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La Vieille Dame et les Pigeons

La Vieille Dame et les Pigeons
The Old Lady and the Pigeons

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  2. Awards
  3. Fact Sheet

Paris in the 1950s. A hungry policeman comes across a doddering old lady in a park. The old lady's favourite pastime is to offer lavish meals to the local pigeons. The policeman suddenly has an idea – if he were to become a pigeon he could share in the rich pickings of the naive old lady. Naive?

Award in Annecy

  • Grand Prix for best short film (1997)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: La Vieille Dame et les Pigeons

    Directed by: Sylvain CHOMET

    Country: France, Canada

    Year of production: 1996

    Running time: 23 min

  • Technique

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    Techniques used: drawing on cels, 2D computer, special effects

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Sylvain CHOMET

    Production: LES ARMATEURS, Didier BRUNNER, TONIC DNA (STUDIO PASCAL BLAIS), ODEC - KID CARTOONS

    Distribution: LES ARMATEURS, Didier BRUNNER, , Nicky TEW

    Script: Sylvain Chomet

    Graphics: Sylvain Chomet

    Sets: Nicolas De Crecy

    Animation: Sylvain Chomet

    Music: Jean Corti

    Sound: Sonolab