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My Life as a Zucchini

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After his mother's sudden death, Zucchini is befriended by a police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home, filled with other orphans his age. At first he struggles to find his place in this at times strange and hostile environment. But with Raymond's help and his newfound friends, Zucchini eventually learns to trust and love, as he searches for a new family of his own.

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Based on 14 My Life as a Zucchini reviews, My Life as a Zucchini gets an average review score of 83.
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www.washingtonpost.comCinema
It may not sound like it, but calling this barely 70-minute Swiss stop-motion film “heavy” — as in substantial and almost swollen with feeling — is a true compliment.
150d ago
100/100
www.wsj.comDVD
Switzerland’s entry in the animated-feature category of this year’s Oscars is set in an orphanage where kindness is the norm.
150d ago
90/100
time.comCinema
Oscar nominee My Life As a Zucchini Is a stop-motion marvel.
150d ago
90/100
variety.comDVD
Leave it to a French-language stop-motion film to cut closer to the reality of the orphan experience than “Annie,” “Matilda” or any number of like-minded live-action melodramas ...
150d ago
3.5/4
www.rogerebert.comDVD
“I’m here because I think I killed my mom,” the big-eyed, blue-haired boy who goes by the name Zucchini tells one of his new not-yet-quite-friends at the orphanage early in this...
150d ago
3.5/4
www.rollingstone.comBlu-ray
French-language stop-motion toon about a resilient orphan is a winner regardless of whether it takes home the gold.
150d ago
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My Life as a Zucchini release date for Blu-ray, DVD, VOD May 23, 2017 5 Months Ago (US)
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My Life as a Zucchini was released on 143d ago in the UK and the US.
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