PG-13 | | Animation, Comedy, Drama
After losing his mother, a young boy is sent to a foster home with other orphans his age where he begins to learn the meaning of trust and true love.
Official submission of Switzerland for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 89th Academy Awards in 2017.
Your mum is no longer there, Icare.
Courgette: My name is Courgette!
Raymond: Courgette... Did your mum call you that? Hm. My name is Raymond.
Courgette: Did your mum call you that?
About halfway through the credits, we see an animated sequence based, apparently, on the lead actor's audition tape.
$28,472 (USA) (26 February 2017)
$292,279 (USA) (7 April 2017)