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Elephant and the Bicycle, The

English title: Elephant and the Bicycle, The
Original title: Le vélo de l'éléphant
German title: Elefant und das Fahrrad, Der
France, 2014, 9 min., no dialogue

Director: Olesya Shchukina
Production company:
Folimage Studio
La Cartoucherie, rue de Chony
26500 Bourg-lès-Valence, France
Tel : 33(0)4 75 78 48 68
also world sale

Age recommendation: 5 years and up
Film genre: Animation

An elephant lives in town among normal people and works as sweeper. One day, he sees an enormous bulletin board which advertises a bike which seems to be perfectly for his size. From this minute, the elephant's life changes: he has to have at all costs this bike!

Schlingel - International Filmfestival for Children and Young People 2015
Anima Mundi - Rio de Janeiro - São Paulo 2015
Munich - International Film Festival 2015
Stuttgart International Animated Film Festival 2015
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen 2015
International Short Film Festival Nijmegen 2015
Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2015
Festival de Chicoutimi - Regard sur le court-métrage au Saguenay 2015
Anima 2015 (awarded)
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2015
Espinho International Animated Film Festival, Cinanima 2014 (awarded)
Berlin International Short Film Festival for Young and Children (Kuki) 2014
Multivision, Russia 2014 (awarde)
Uppsala International Short Film Festival 2014 (awarded)
Hiroshima International Animated Film Festival 2014


Study guide: Danish

Study guide: French

Study guide: German