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The Elephant and the Bicycle

An elephant lives in a town among people and works as a street cleaner. One day, he sees a big billboard advertising a bicycle. It seems the perfect size for him! This is the minute the elephant's life changes: he has to do whatever it takes to get this bicycle.
Producers Folimage Studio, La Boite Productions
Production company
La Cartoucherie, Rue de Chony
26500 Bourg-les-Valence, France
Language No dialogue


Director: Olesya Shchukina

Olesya Shchukina, born in 1986, is a Russian animation filmmaker based in France. She studied in St Petersburg State University of Cinema and TV. In 2012, she graduated from La Poudrière animation school. The Elephant and the Bicycle is her first professional film.

2014 The Elephant and the Bicycle / 2012 Sea Legs / 2011 The Red Heels / 2007 Semolina Porridge