GenreAnimation, Adventure, Family Music directorHerve Lavandier CountryFrance
Thomas Szabo Release date17 November 2013 (2013-11-17) (Tallinn)
26 February 2014 (2014-02-26) (Belgium)
29 January 2014 (2014-01-29) (France) WriterThomas Szabo, Helene Giraud Initial releaseDecember 26, 2013 (Czech Republic) DirectorsThomas Szabo, Helene Giraud ScreenplayThomas Szabo, Helene Giraud Similar moviesWalkabout, Africa: The Serengeti, Ocean Oasis, Into the Deep, More Than Honey, Letter Never Sent
Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants (French: Minuscule: La Vallée des Fourmis Perdues) is a French-Belgian animated film, co-written and directed by Hélène Giraud and Thomas Szabo. This film is a sound film with a synchronized soundtrack featuring music and sound effects and with no spoken dialogues. The film shares the same creative universe as the Minuscule series also created by Hélène Giraud and Thomas Szabo. It won the César Award for Best Animated Feature Film at the 40th César Awards.
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In a peaceful little clearing, the remains of a picnic hastily abandoned spark warfare between two tribes of ants. A bold young ladybug finds herself caught in the middle of the battle. She befriends one of the black ants, Mandible, and helps him save the anthill from the assault of the terrible red ant warriors, led by the fearful Butor.
Nominated: 2013 Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (Best Children's Film)
Nominated: 27th European Film Awards (Best Animated Feature Film)
Nominated: San Sebastian International Film Festival (Best Animated Feature Film)
Official preselection: Academy Awards and BAFTA
Won: Mill Valley Film Festival (San Francisco) (Children’s FilmFest Gold Award)
Won: Chicago International Children’s Film Festival (Honorary Prize)
Won: China International Cartoon and Animation Festival (Silver cup prize for the animated film)
Won: 5th Magritte Awards (Magritte Award for Best Foreign Film in Coproduction)
Won: 40th Cesar Awards (César Award for Best Animated Feature Film)