La Fameuse Invasion des ours en Sicile
The Bears Famous Invasion

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet
  3. When and where ?

It all starts with Tonio, the Bear King's son, who is kidnapped by hunters in the Sicilian mountains. When the harsh winter threatens his people with famine, King Léonce decides to invade the land where the men live. With the help of his army, and a wizard, he succeeds and finally finds Tonio. But he soon discovers that bears are not meant to live in the land of men.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: La Fameuse Invasion des ours en Sicile

    Directed by: Lorenzo MATTOTTI

    Country: France, Italy

    Year of production: 2019

    Running time: 01 h 21 min 18 s

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film

    Techniques used: 2D Computer, 3D Computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Family

  • Credits

    Directed by: Lorenzo MATTOTTI

    Production: PRIMA LINEA PRODUCTIONS, Valérie SCHERMANN, Christophe JANKOVIC

    Distribution: PATHÉ DISTRIBUTION

    Based on: "The Bears' Famous Invasion of Sicily", Dino Buzzati

    Artistic direction: Lorenzo Mattotti

    Script: Thomas Bidegain, Jean-Luc Fromental, Lorenzo Mattotti

    Storyboard: Aymeric Gendre

    Layout: Julien De Man

    Sets: Julien De Man

    Animation: Julien Dexant, Laurent Kircher, Jean-Christophe Lie, Antoni Mengual-Llobet

    Compositing: Joan Frescura

    Music: René Aubry

    Sound: Bruno Seznec

    Editing: Sophie Reine

    Other credits: Leila Bekhti, Jean-Claude Carrière, Arthur Dupont, Thierry Hancisse, Thomas Bidegain

When and where ?

This film is part of the programme Feature Film in Competition 5: The Bears Famous Invasion