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Ernest and Celestine, César for best animated film

“Ernest and Celestine” Wins The Cesar Award

The charming feature film Ernest and Celestine by Benjamin Renner, Vincent Patar and Stéphane Aubier won the French César for the best animated film.

The French Academy of the Cinema Arts and Techniques bestows the César awards (the French equivalent of the Academy Awards)

Ernest and Celestine is based on the popular books of the Belgian Gabrielle Vincent. It narrates the unusual friendship between a great bear, Ernest and the mouse Celestine.
It received a special mention at the Directors’ Fortnight (Cannes 2012), where it had its world premiere.
This is the first feature film for French director Benjamin Renner (his previous short was A Mouse’s Tale). Vincent Patar & Stéphane Aubier are the directors of the Belgian animated series and the spin-off feature, A Town Called Panic.

Trailer “Ernest et Célestine”

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