Les triplettes de Belleville
French filmmaker Sylvain Chomet directs the animated feature Les triplettes de Belleville. A young boy is raised by his grandmother, Madame Souza, in the French countryside. She buys him a bicycle and encourages his dream of winning the Tour de France. However, he gets kidnapped by a group of Mafia gangsters and taken to the big city of Belleville, where he is used for his bicycling prowess in an elaborate gambling scheme. Along with her faithful companion Bruno, Madame Souza sets out to rescue her grandson. They befriend a trio of ageing musicians who were once the '30s jazz trio known as Les triplettes de Belleville. Features an original jazz musical score by Benoît Charest.
Starring Jean-Claude Donda, Michel Robin, Monica Viegas
Director Sylvain Chomet