The Old Lady and the Pigeons

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The Old Lady and the Pigeons is a 1997 animated short film written and directed by Sylvain Chomet. It tells the slightly surreal story of a starving policeman who dresses up as a pigeon and tricks an old lady into feeding him. read more

The Old Lady and the Pigeons is a 1997 animated short film written and directed by Sylvain Chomet. It tells the slightly surreal story of a starving policeman who dresses up as a pigeon and tricks an old lady into feeding him. The film was produced through the French company Les Armateurs with support from companies in Canada, Belgium and the United Kingdom. It was Chomet's debut film and won several awards including the Grand Prix at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.

Original Release

05/27/1997

Cast

James Pidgeon (voice) (as Jim Pidgeon) / Himself (voice)
Michoue Sylvain (voice)
Andrea Usher-Jones (voice)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Sylvain Chomet

Writers

Sylvain Chomet, Alan Gilbey, David Freedman

Cast

James Pidgeon (voice) (as Jim Pidgeon) / Himself (voice)
Michoue Sylvain (voice)
Andrea Usher-Jones (voice)

Producers

Didier Brunner Executive Producer
Michel Dutheil Executive Producer
Bernard Lajoie Executive Producer
Jean-Yves Martel Executive Producer
Colin Rose Executive Producer
Pascal Blais Producer

Editors

Chantal Colibert, Hélène Girard

1998 Oscar Best Short Film, Animated Nominated
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