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Colour Me Happy (The Painting)

Original title: Tableau, Le
German title: Gemälde, Das
France, Belgium, 2011

Director: Laguionie, Jean-François
Production company: Blue Spirit Animation
Co-producers: Be Films, RTBF
Age recommendation: 9 years and up

Animation. – Three different types of characters live in a painting that has been abandoned by its painter : The Alldunns, those fully painted, the Halfies, those lacking in color, and the Sketchies, who are not painted at all.

Considering themselves as way superior to the others, the Alldunns soon take over, drive the Halfies out and subjugate the Sketchies. Ramo, a young Alldunn in love with a Halfy, sides with the oppressed and sets out on a journey across frames to bring back the Painter. But Ramo is about to discover that beyond the frame lives a world he could never have imagined...

"Helmer Jean-François Laguionie's consistently enjoyable, inventive and beautifully crafted tale is a color riot suitable for all ages.

Across-the-board critical praise and strong word of mouth have turn the pic into one of this winter's first discoveries..."

Filem’On Brussels 2011, gkids New York 2012, Toronto 2012, Cine-Jeune St. Quentin 2012, César Award (nomination), Stuttgart ITFS 2012, Munich 2012, Pula 2012, Giffoni 2012, Buster Copenhagen 2012, Bratislava 2012, BFI London IFF 2012, Chicago 2012, Ale Kino Poznan 2012 (awarded), FIFEM Montreal 2013, Providence CFF 2013, New York ICFF 2013, Zagreb 2013 (Special Mention), Cinemagic Belfast 2013 , FIFEM Montreal 2014, Eye on Film Slovenia 2016

Website: www.spirit-prod.com/site/le_tableau.html

World sales address/es:
Rezo (F)

Sold to:
Gébéka (F)
Agora (CH)
gkids (USA)