The Triplets of Belleville

    Genre
    Animated, Comedy, Drama
  • Runtime
    80 mins
  • Release Date
    2003
  • Countries
    France, Belgium, Canada, UK, Latvia, USA
  • Languages
    French, Portuguese, English

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Two-time Academy Award nominee, BAFTA nominee, and Cannes Film Festival Palm Dog - Special Mention winner THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE is "a tour de force of ink-washed, crosshatched mischief and unlikely sublimity," (New York Times), rated 94% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. From Director/Writer Sylvain Chomet (THE ILLUSIONIST; PARIS, JE T'AIME) in his feature directorial debut, this animated gem centers on a grandmother who teams up with an aged song-and-dance team to rescue her kidnapped grandson.
DIRECTED BY:
Sylvain Chomet
WRITTEN BY:
Sylvain Chomet
CAST INCLUDES:
Michèle Caucheteux, Jean-Claude Donda, Michel Robin

SYNOPSIS

This animated film follows elderly Frenchwoman Madame Souza as she becomes involved in international intrigue when her grandson, Champion, a professional cyclist, is kidnapped and taken abroad. Joined by her faithful dog, Bruno, Souza embarks on a journey to find Champion, and stumbles across unlikely allies in the form of three sisters who are veterans of the vaudeville stage. Tracking down Champion’s criminal captors, the quartet of old women use their wits to try and win the day.

The Triplets of Belleville

    Genre
    Animated, Comedy, Drama
  • Runtime
    80 mins
  • Release Date
    2003
  • Countries
    France, Belgium, Canada, UK, Latvia, USA
  • Languages
    French, Portuguese, English
DIRECTED BY
Sylvain Chomet
WRITTEN BY
Sylvain Chomet
CAST INCLUDES
Michèle Caucheteux, Jean-Claude Donda, Michel Robin
Two-time Academy Award nominee, BAFTA nominee, and Cannes Film Festival Palm Dog - Special Mention winner THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE is "a tour de force of ink-washed, crosshatched mischief and unlikely sublimity," (New York Times), rated 94% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. From Director/Writer Sylvain Chomet (THE ILLUSIONIST; PARIS, JE T'AIME) in his feature directorial debut, this animated gem centers on a grandmother who teams up with an aged song-and-dance team to rescue her kidnapped grandson.

This animated film follows elderly Frenchwoman Madame Souza as she becomes involved in international intrigue when her grandson, Champion, a professional cyclist, is kidnapped and taken abroad. Joined by her faithful dog, Bruno, Souza embarks on a journey to find Champion, and stumbles across unlikely allies in the form of three sisters who are veterans of the vaudeville stage. Tracking down Champion’s criminal captors, the quartet of old women use their wits to try and win the day.