La Vieile Dame et les Pigeons
(The Old Lady and the Pigeons)
||Pascal Blais Productions|
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an excerpt from the film, La Vieile Dame et les Pigeons (The Old
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The seemingly innocent old lady feeding
pigeons in the park. © Pascal Blais Produc tions, Les Armateurs and
Odec Kid Cartoons.
A hungry police man is the film's protagonist.
© Pascal Blais Productions, Les Armateurs and Odec Kid Cartoons.
Director Sylvain Chomet at the French
premiere of La Vieile Dame et les Pigeons.
Photo © Éric Neil Bolté.
La Vieile Dame
et les Pigeons (The Old Lady and the
Pigeons), released early in 1997, has spent the past year collecting
awards at animation and film festivals around the world, including the grand
prize at Annecy, The World Animation Celebration, and the prestigious Cartoon
D'Or Best European Animated Film Award. The 23-minute, cel-animated film
tells the story of a hungry French police man who spots an old woman in
the park, feeding rich pastries to a thankful flock of overweight pigeons.
Disguising himself as a giant pigeon, the man visits and is generously fed
by the old woman, only to discover her true intentions are more foul than
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