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The Old Lady and the Pigeons (1997)

The Old Lady and the Pigeons
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(21 ratings)
7.9 IMDB rating

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Directed by


Starring
James Pidgeon

James Pidgeon

Michoue Sylvain

Michoue Sylvain

(voice)
Andrea Usher-Jones

Andrea Usher-Jones

(voice)


Written by (View all)
Sylvain Chomet

Sylvain Chomet

scenario
David Freedman

David Freedman

dialogue


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Description: While American popcorn-eating tourists wobble around Paris and pigeons are too fat to fly, a starving French gendarme is desperate for food. Watching the birds feast on cakes and crumbs brought by an old lady, he slowly realizes that his best chance of survival is to dress up like a pigeon and try to trick the old lady into feeding hi ... (more)
Release date: 27 May 1998
Short Film (1), Short (1), Animation (1), French (1)
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100 Greatest Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts (100 movies items)

"Sylvain Chomet's 'The Old Lady and the Pigeons' is a terrific short which was the debut effort by an animation talent who would go on to make some of the greatest animated features of all time. Playing out like a sick joke, Chomet's debut short predicts the wonderful attention to detail and penchant for the grotesque that characterised his first full length feature, 'The Triplets of Belleville'. I won't give away anything about the plot but I highly recommend you seek out this utterly brilliant "


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"03-10-12"


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"4-14"


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Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film (343 movies items)

"1998 NOMINEE - Sylvain Chomet"


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