Marcel Jean, the representative art of the upcoming Annecy international animation film Festival promises this year a “exceptional” who will respect the parity. The jury that will award the crystal for best film include Julie Gayet (Red productions) will have to decide between the eight feature films in the running. This 59th edition will open June 10 with Playmobil: The Movie , Lino DiSalvo with the voices of Kad Merad and Franck Dubosc which will be released in France on 7 August. A work “family” to the general public that might result from new visitors in the Haute-Savoie. The image of the whole of the programming.

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So, among the films in competition, will be screened Buñuel after the golden age of Salvador Simo, “on the responsibility of the artist” , says Marcel Jean, and the highly anticipated The Famous Invasion of bears in Sicily , directed by Lorenzo Mattotti, based on a screenplay by Jean-Luc Fromental and Thomas Bidegain (the collaborator of Jacques Audiard), taken from the The Famous Invasion of Sicily by bears , the tale of Dino Buzzati. “A gem of goldsmith” , provides the responsible.

“The Famous Invasion of bears in Sicily” is based on the tale by Dino Buzzati. Pathé

Japan will be honored at the festival with three films: The Wonderland the new movie from Keiichi Hara (Miss Hokusai), , an adaptation of the children’s book, (Strange Journey From The Basement) of Sachiko Kashiwaba published in 1988. And White Snake of Kahong Wong and Ji Zhao, who revisits the famous legend of the white snake, and The Relative Worlds of Kahong Wong and Ji Zhao. Yôichi Kotabe, a close relative of Hayao Miyazaki will give a lesson in cinema. Taking example from the Cannes film festival, Marcel Jean has added a new category entitled Contrast with films that will also be in competition. “More risky, more fragile,” he says.

Among the “meetings and events”, the animation lovers will discover the Voyage of The prince of Jean-François Laguioni (Kirikou) and Xavier Picard, “just out of the oven and probably the best movie of this figure in the animation,” said the delegate artistic.

Toy Story 4 , the latest installment of the Disney-Pixar will be presented on 17 June by its director, Josh Cooley and producer Jonas Rivera, and Mark Nielsen. While the studios DreamWorks animation will broadcast the first images of Abominable with a yeti in the guise of the hero, Jill Culton and Todd Wilderman. Scheduled for release on October 23.