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Et la sorcière

A film by Michel Ocelot

© 1998 Les Armateurs/Odec Kid Cartoons/France 3 Cinéma/Monipoly/Trans Europe Film/Exposure/RTBF/Studio O

Once upon a time, in a small village, somewhere in Africa… A voice coming from the belly of a pregnant woman, says «Mother deliver me». And out comes a little boy, he cuts his umbilical cord and announces : «I am Kirikou». He soon discovers that his village is cursed by Karaba, a terrifying sorceress surrounded by obedient and ferocious fetishes… Will Kirikou succeed in setting his village free from the terrible curse?

Scenario: Michel Ocelot
Graphic universe: Michel Ocelot
Technical: 2D
Lengh: 71’
Target: Famille
Date: 1998
Coproducer: Les Armateurs / Odec Kid Cartoons (Belgique) / Monipoly (Luxembourg) / Club d’Investissement Média / Ministère de la Communauté Francophone de Belgique / RTBF / Eurimages/ Centre National de la Cinématographie / France 3 Cinéma.
Distribution: France Télévisions Distribution


  • Grand Prix du Festival d’Annecy
  • Bafta Awards (Londres)
  • Silver Trophy (Le Caire)
  • Grand Prize (Kecskmet – Hongrie)
  • Audience Prize (Zanzibar)
  • Feature Film Prize (Espinho)
  • Feature Film Prize (Sousse – Tunisie)
  • Silver Castle
  • Prize Quality of Life (Bellinzona – Suisse)
  • Film Prize (Krok – Ukraine)
  • Prize of the Children, Jury (Chicago)
  • Special Prize of the Jury (Montreal)
  • Feature Film Prize (Malmô – Finlande)
  • Prize of the Jury of Youth (Vancouver)
  • Cinekid award (Amsterdam)
  • Silver Goat (Poznan – Pologne)
  • Prize of the Best Feature Film (Montevideo – Uruguay)
  • First Prize (Cartagena – Colombie), Special Prize (Houston)…
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