In the Beginning of the 20th century - Ughettera, Northern Italy, The Ughetto family’s village. Living in the region had become very difficult and the Ughettos dream of a better life abroad. Legend has it that Luigi Ughetto crossed the Alps starting a new life in France, thus changing the destiny of his beloved family forever. His grandson travels back in time revisiting their history.
Language: French, Italian
Born in France. He is a seasoned animator and documentary filmmaker. LA BOULE (1984) premiered in Cannes and won France’s César Award for Best Short Animation Film. JASMINE (2013) won the European Film Award for Best Animated Feature Film. NO DOGS OR ITALIANS ALLOWED (2022) is his last feature animation film.
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