English title: My life as a courgette.
Best thing: Quite a sweet little story.
Worst thing: Feels a bit contrived and not particularly exciting as a story. To engage me with a real life drama you need some really engaging characters. I felt less like I was sharing in the experience of orphaned children and more like I was watching an educational programme about what kinds of issues orphaned children might face.
With so many animated movies now successfully catering to the whole family, I think film critics perhaps sometimes forget to warn us that an animated film is genuinely only intended for children for a change. And who can blame me for expecting a cartoon for adults. With the…