This delightful and unusual animated tale stars insect characters involved in a simple enough plot: during a raid on a village shop, one of our heroes is accidentally packed into a box of chestnut purée and sent to the Caribbean. There is no alternative but for the whole gang to fly to the rescue. The appeal of this French production lies in the absence of dialogue resulting in a degree of visual flair and wit rarely found in its Hollywood counterparts. ‘A thing of beauty’ – The Observer.

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Director
Hélène Giraud, Thomas Szabo

Duration
92 min

Country
France, China, Guadeloupe

Release year
2019

Short film
Cumulus, Ioan Holland, UK, 9m