Chicken For Linda!

Chicken for Linda!

France | 2023 | 76 min. | Chiara Malta, Sébastien Laudenbach

April 19 - 25, 2024

Directors Chiara Malta and Sébastien Laudenbach (The Girl Without Hands) unleash a unique visual marvel of hand-painted animation with bright, color-blocked characters, and a story that is an intoxicating blend of slapstick comedy, musical, and family drama, as Paulette and Nina ultimately confront the grief of an unspoken tragedy, and the meal that could finally bring them closer together.

Paulette feels guilty after unjustly punishing her daughter Linda and would do anything to make it up to her. Linda immediately asks for a meal of chicken with peppers, which reminds her of the dish her father used to make. But with a general strike closing stores all across town and pushing people into the streets, this innocent request quickly leads to an outrageous series of events that spirals out of control, as Paulette does everything she can to keep her promise and find a chicken for Linda.

  • Original Language Title: Linda veut du poulet!
  • Director: Chiara Malta, Sébastien Laudenbach
  • Principal Cast: Mélinée Leclerc, Clotilde Hesme, Laetitia Dosch, Esteban, Patrick Pineau
  • Country: France
  • Year: 2023
  • Running Time: 76 min.
  • Producer: Pierre Baussaron, Marc Irmer, Emmanuel-Alain Raynal
  • Screenplay: Sébastien Laudenbach, Chiara Malta
  • Editors: Catherine Aladenise
  • Music: Clément Ducol
  • Filmography: Malta: Simple Women (2019); Laudenbach: The Girl Without Hands (2016)
  • Language: French, Italian
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • US Distributor: Gkids