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ECFA Award Winner

My Mommy is in America and She Met Buffalo Bill

Original title: Ma mamman est en Amerique, elle a rencontre Buffalo Bill
German title: Meine Mutter ist in Amerika und hat Buffalo Bill getroffen
France, 2012

Director: Bernasconi, Stéphane
Production company: Label Animation
Age recommendation: 6 years and up

Synopsis:
Jean is a 6 year old little boy, ready to go into his first grade. Soon he’ll be able to read and write… so he might be able to read the postcards that his mom sends him from all over the world. Mom is never there, Jean knows very little about her. But the postcards he receives, which are read to him in secret by his neighbour Michelle, come from far away countries: America, Switzerland, Spain, even from Africa… In his mind Jean makes up the wildest stories to fill in the absence gap.

Comments:
2D animation.

Marketing strategies:
Adapted from the graphic novel by Emile Bravo and Jean Regnaud.

Festivals:
Buster Copenhagen 2013, Lucas Frankfurt 2013 (awarded, ECFA Award), Michel Hamburg 2013, London IFF 2013, Cinekid Amsterdam 2013, Chicago ICFF 2013, Filemon Brussels 2013, Ale Kino! Poznan 2013, FIFEM Montreal 2014, Pula IFF 2014

Website: http://www.label-anim.com

World sales address/es:
Label anim (FR)

Sold to:
Gébéka (F)