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Growing up with My Mommy is in America and she met Buffalo Bill

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- Gebeka releases on 138 screens the animated film by Marc Boréal and Thibaut Chatel amidst a panorama of hyper competitive new films

Growing up with My Mommy is in America and she met Buffalo Bill

Hoping to profit from the two weeks of holidays for the Toussaint, distributors are bringing out the heave artillery with 12 attractive new films. Amongst them, an intelligent and well-made animated film, Special Mention at the Annecy Festival: My Mommy is in America and she met Buffalo Bill [+see also:
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(photo) by duo Marc Boréal - Thibaut Chatel.

Produced by Label Anim, coproduced by StudioCanal and Luxembourg based company Mélusine Productions, the feature is launched today by Gebeka on 138 screens. Based on the cartoon by the same name by Jean Regnaud and Émile Bravo, the film delves into the 70’s with the story of a six-year-old child with a very vivid imagination who grows up, interprets the world around him and searches for the truth about his absent mother.

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While the undeniable attraction of this Wednesday is the American-British coproduction Gravity [+see also:
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by Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron (unveiled out of competition at the opening of the Venice Mostra - distribution Warner in 433 cinemas), the French production Malavita [+see also:
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by Luc Besson is also hoping to attract its fair share of audience (despite having failed to convince the critics) thanks to its American cast (Robert by Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Tommy Lee Jones) and its story focused on a repentant New-York mafia lord, hidden with his family in Normandy (distribution EuropaCorp in 505 theatres).

Non-national European author cinema is particularly under the spotlight with Story of my Death [+see also:
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bySpanish director Albert Serra (winner in Locarno - distribution Capricci Films in 9 cinemas), the fascinating two part German-French coproduction Home from Home — Chronicle of a Vision [+see also:
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and Heimat - 2. The Exodus byEdgar Reitz (discovered out of Competition in Venice - distribution Les Films du Losange on 49 screens) and Imagine [+see also:
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by Andrzej Jakimowski (coproduction between Poland, France, the UK and Portugal), a film played by Edward Hogg and Alexandra Maria Lara (read the article - KMBO on 16 screens). It is also worth noting the German-Russian-Kazakh coproduction Baïkonur [+see also:
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Veit Helmer (Aramis Films in 17 cinemas).

This Wednesday’s very rich panorama is notably completed by the first French feature Nos héros sont morts ce soir [+see also:
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by David Perrault (selected for the Critics’ Week in Cannes in 2013 - read the review - UFO Distribution on 25 screens), the documentary Grandir byDominique Cabrera (Splendor Films on 14 screens) and Le coeur des hommes 3 [+see also:
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by Marc Esposito who will try to reach the scores of the first two parts (1.58 million admissions in 2003 and 1.81 in 2007) thanks to a combination of 486 screens handled by Diaphana.

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(Translated from French)

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