Charlie's Christmas


Available on VOD

During a snowtorm an abandonned baby is found by a postman in the middle of the forest clutching a strange sleigh-bell.

The child, Charlie, grows up in a small orphanage with six other boys. He often confides in his fetish, the sleigh-bell, and tries to unravel the mystery of his origin. A few days before Christmas he accompanies the postman, his best friend to deliver children's letters to Father Christmas…

Director(s) :

Length :
26 min

Category :
TV specials (26 min)

Public :
from 3 years old, all audience

Scénario :

Graphism :
Benoît Chieux, Damien Louche-Pélissier

Production :

Folimage, France 3, ZDF, avec la participation de Canal+


In French theaters Special screenings International sales

Available version(s) :
French version, English version, International version (music and effects)

Awards / Festivals+

- European Gold Cartoon, 1998
- Meilleur Spécial TV, Annecy
- Meilleur Film pour Enfants, Stuttgart,
- Nominé aux Emmy Awards

Technical information+

Technicals :
drawings on paper

Genre(s) :
adventure / action, tale

Theme(s) :
friendship, abandonment, loneliness, Christmas, childhood, adoption, split

French visa number :
90 723

Process :

Available print(s) :
35mm, DCP, Betacam SP, DVD, Blu-Ray, Quicktime file

Image radio (TV, video) :

Sound :

HD :

Dialogues :

Year of production :


Decors :
Benoït Chieux, Gaël Brisou

Compositing :
Patrick Tallaron, Christian Eydoux

Music :
Serge Besset

Sound :
Loïc Burkhardt

Editing :
Hervé Guichard

Mixage :
Jean-Claude Millet

Voice(s) :
Pierre-Henri Dutron, Marie-Hélène Leschiera, Françoise Monneret, Jean-Paul Racodon, Pierre Saphores

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