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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1978 - 29 July.6 August

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Category: Edition 1978

Pierrot is a 5-year-old boy whose mind wanders to escape the sadness of school, he would prefer to live in the rainbows! Pierrot's friend is Bear-Pop, a little teddy bear who is jealous and angry and plays music. One day, Pierrot meets Boutitou, a 150 million-year-old endosaur, a kind of giant tortoise, orange and green with a triangular head! Boutitou lives on pieces of planet somewhere in the sky ...

Category Out of competition
Section Meeting with Belgian Animation Movie
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 4'
Production Year 1975
Nationality Belgium
Directed by Daniel Schelfthout

 regista Pierre LeviePIERRE LEVIE

Pierre Levie (born Pierre Raymond Levie on March 30, 1916 in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode) is a Belgian film producer. He produced some of the major fictions of Belgian cinema in the 1960s and 1970s, notably Les Gommes by Lucien Deroisy and Malpertuis by Harry Kümel.
Doctor of law and associate of higher education, Pierre Levie was alderman of culture, civil status and social affairs in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert from 1947 to 1955. Pierre Levie joined the destinies [style to review] of the production company Sofidoc early and then, in 1971, he took the lead.
Between 1963 and 1968, Pierre Levie participated in the revivalism around Jean Ray and the Belgian School of Fantasy, producing Thirteen Fantastic Tales (13 times 26 minutes, shot in 35 mm), adapted from news published by Editions Marabout, which He is commissioned by Belgian directors who are either beginners or at the end of their career, notably André Cavens, Jean-Louis Colmant, Jean Delire, Lucien Deroisy, Emile-Georges De Meyst, Patrick Ledoux and Christian Mesnil.
He produced many films of Belgian cinema of the time, including Apolline (1959) and Les Gommes (1969) by Lucien Deroisy, Sirènes (1961) by Émile Degelin, There is a train every hour (1961) and Présence sorry (1965) by André Cavens and two films by Harry Kümel: Mr. Hawarden in 1967 and the biggest budget Malpertuis after Jean Ray in 1972.
Pierre Levie co-produced two feature films by the essayist Marcel Hanoun, with Michael Lonsdale: L'hiver in 1969 and L'Automne in 1971-72.
His daughter Françoise Levie and granddaughter Sarah Moon Howe became directors.