In competition films
by Jacques-Rémy Girerd – France, 2014
(89’ , DCP, French with ita sub)
Plant loving Hilda, has created a museum where she preserves endangered and rare plants from all over the world. Meanwhile Attilem, a new genetically modified cereal, is launched on the market. Growing with little water and fertilizer while generating high crop field Attilem looks like an ideal solution to eradicate starvation and provide an alternative to diminishing oil reserves. But nothing is at it seems…
Jacques-Rémy Girerd is a french producer and director since 1978, best known for the animated films Raining Cats and Frogs (2003), Mia and the Migoo (2008) and A Cat in Paris (2010). In 1981 he founded Folimage Valence Production, that eventually became one of the most important animation studios in France. In 1988, his film Le Petit cirque de toutes les couleurs received a César. He is now president of the Animation Film School La Poudrière. Aunt Hilda! is his third feature film.