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Chicken for Linda!

Chicken for Linda!

Chicken for Linda!

Dir. Chiara Malta, Sébastien Laudenbach
76 min

This gorgeous, boldly painted animated feature is a delightful slapstick comedy about Paulette, a frazzled French mother, and her plucky 8-year-old daughter, Linda. The story begins with an expressive battle of mother-daughter wills that soon spirals out of control. Discovering she has unfairly misjudged Linda, Paulette asks what she can do to make it up to her. Linda requests chicken with peppers, the dinner her late father used to make. Fulfilling her daughter’s deceptively simple demand turns out to be not so easy when a general strike closes all the stores. Linda and Paulette’s valiant efforts to get a chicken for the stew set in motion a series of outrageous events that eventually involve the entire town in their madcap quest. Spontaneous disasters and beautiful miracles ensue, bringing together all the ingredients and more for Linda’s favorite dish. Age 10+ –Deb Girdwood

Film Details

Release Year: 2023
Runtime: 76 min
Country/Region: France
Language: French
Print Source: GKids
Tags: Animation, Comedy, Family, Family Friendly, Francophone, Musical, Women Directors


Director: Chiara Malta, Sébastien Laudenbach
Executive Producer: Marc Irmer, Emmanuel-Alain Raynal, Pierre Baussaron
Screenwriter: Chiara Malta, Sébastien Laudenbach
Editor: Catherine Aladenise
Composer: Clément Ducol
Principal Cast: Mélinée Leclerc, Clotilde Hesme, Laetitia Dosch, Esteban, Patrick Pineau


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