My Life as a Zucchini Trailer & Clips


My Life as a Zucchini (also know as Ma vie de Courgette) full movie is released on Feb 24, 2017. Watch My Life as a Zucchini online - the French Animation movie from Switzerland , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $5,873,157. My Life as a Zucchini is directed by Claude Barras and created by Céline Sciamma with Gaspard Schlatter and Sixtine Murat. My Life as a Zucchini is available online on Apple iTunes and Amazon Video.

Courgette (Zucchini) is an intriguing nickname for a 9-year-old boy. Although his unique story is surprisingly universal. After his mother's disappearance, Courgette 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 strange, at times, hostile environment. Yet with Raymond's help and his new-found friends, Courgette eventually learns to trust and might find true love.

As know as:

Ma vie de Courgette, Viata mea de Dovlecel, A Minha Vida de Courgette, Життя Кабачка, Mein Leben als Zucchini

Release Date:

Feb 24, 2017

Release Date (Streaming):

May 23, 2017


Switzerland, France



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Production Companies:

Rita Productions, Blue Spirit Animation, Gébéka Films

Official Site:

GKIDS (United States)

Gross worldwide:



Elissa Suh
With red frosted noses, sleepy bobble eyes, and oversize, oblong heads, the stop-motion munchkins of My Life as a Zucchini are figures approached with curious affection.
by rottentomatoes, Mar 13, 2020
Michael Sragow
Film Comment Magazine
My Life as a Zucchini has grace and charm, but what breaks your heart is its mental toughness.
by rottentomatoes, Mar 08, 2018
Donald Clarke
Irish Times
The film is a beautifully balanced visual marvel.
by rottentomatoes, Jun 13, 2017

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