Feature Film in Competition 3: Ethel and Ernest

  • Language : STF
  • Version : VA
  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet
  3. Admission info
  4. When and where ?

The true story of Raymond Briggs' parents, Ethel and Ernest. They're two ordinary Londoners who fall in love against the background of immense social change in the mid 20th century, experiencing the Depression, World War II, post-war austerity and cultural upheaval. Forty years of change, one enduring love.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Ethel and Ernest

    Directed by: Roger MAINWOOD

    One of the UK's leading animation directors, Roger Mainwood has animated adaptations of Raymond Briggs' books "The Snowman", "When the Wind Blows" and "Father Christmas". His first major directing role was on Beatrix Potter's "The Tale of Two Bad Mice and Johnny Town-Mouse". He was also animation director on the feature length TV specials "The Wind in the Willows" and "The Willows in Winter" and series director on the BAFTA nominated pre-school series "Meg and Mog".

    Country: United Kingdom, Luxembourg

    Year of production: 2016

    Running time: 01 h 34 min

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film

    Techniques used: 2D Computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Family

  • Credits

    Directed by: Roger MAINWOOD

    Production: LUPUS FILMS, MELUSINE PRODUCTIONS / STUDIO 352, CLOTH CAT ANIMATION, WITH THE SUPPORT OF FILM FUND LUXEMBOURG, FFILM CYMRU WALES, THE BFI'S FILM FUND, THE BBC, THE LITTLE FILM COMPANY, THE NATIONAL LOTTERY THROUGH THE ARTS COUNCIL OF WALES, THE WELSH GOVERNMENT AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES

    Distribution: NBC UNIVERSAL DREAMWORKS

    Based on: "Ethel & Ernest", Raymond Briggs

    Artistic direction: Robin Shaw

    Script: Roger Mainwood

    Storyboard: Richard Fawdry

    Layout: Martin Oliver

    Compositing: Neil Martin

    Music: Carl Davis

    Editing: Richard Overall

    Others: Jim Broadbent, Luke Treadaway, Brenda Blethyn

Admission info

Open to all badgeholders by reservation and single admission ticket sales for the general public

When and where ?

    • Monday 12 June
    • 18:00 → 19:34
    • Bonlieu Grande salle
    • Version : VA STF
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      Open to all badgeholders by reservation and single admission ticket sales for the general public
    • Tuesday 13 June
    • 14:00 → 15:34
    • Cinéma Pathé Pathé 1
    • Version : VA STF
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      Open to all badgeholders by reservation and single admission ticket sales for the general public
    • Thursday 15 June
    • 15:00 → 16:34
    • Cinéma Pathé Pathé 2
    • Version : VA STF
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      Open to all badgeholders by reservation and single admission ticket sales for the general public
    • Friday 16 June
    • 16:30 → 18:04
    • MJC Novel
    • Version : VA STF
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      Open to all badgeholders by reservation and single admission ticket sales for the general public
    • Friday 16 June
    • 18:30 → 20:04
    • La Turbine
    • Version : VA STF
    • ?
      Open to all badgeholders by reservation and single admission ticket sales for the general public
    • Saturday 17 June
    • 19:00 → 20:34
    • Cinéma Pathé Pathé 2
    • Version : VA STF
    • ?
      Open to all badgeholders by reservation and single admission ticket sales for the general public