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The hedgehog [videorecording] / written and directed by Mona Achache ; produced by Mark Lombardo, Anne-Dominique Toussaint.

Achache, Mona, 1981- (Added Author). Lombardo, Mark, 1949- (Added Author). Toussaint, Anne-Dominique. (Added Author). Balasko, Josiane. (Added Author). Le Guillermic, Garance, 1997- (Added Author). Igawa, Togo, 1946- (Added Author). Brochet, Anne, 1966- (Added Author). Barbery, Muriel, 1969- Elégance du hérisson. English. (Added Author). NeoClassics Films (Firm) (Added Author). Josiane Balasko, Garance Le Guillermic, Togo Igawa, Anne Brochet. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 13 of 13 copies available at Bibliomation.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bentley Memorial Library - Bolton DVD Hed In French (Text to phone) 33160108932248 Adult Foreign Language DVD Available -
Bethel Public Library DVD FOREIGN HEDGEHOG (Text to phone) 34030122877639 Adult DVD Available -
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport DVD HEDGEHOG (Text to phone) 34000081905127 Adult Fiction DVD Available -
Brookfield Library DVD HEDGEHOG (Text to phone) 34029130289944 Adult Foreign Language Available -
Douglas Library of Hebron DVD HED 3628 (Text to phone) 33400125663628 Adult Fiction DVD Available -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe DVD P-H (French) (Text to phone) 34026125133160 Adult Fiction DVD Available -
Gunn Memorial Library - Washington DVD FOR HED (Text to phone) 34055092210537 Adult DVD Available -
Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven DVD HED (Text to phone) 31953125734932 Adult Fiction DVD Available -
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding DVD FOREIGN (Text to phone) 33620116211414 DVD Available -
North Branch - Bridgeport DVD HEDGEHOG (Text to phone) 34000081905119 Adult Fiction DVD Available -
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General Note:
Title from packaging.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Based on the novel The elegance of the hedgehog by Muriel Barbery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Gabriel Yared.
Participant or Performer Note:
Josiane Balasko, Garance Le Guillermic, Togo Igawa, Anne Brochet.
Summary, etc.:
The timely story of Paloma a young girl bent on ending it all on her upcoming twelfth birthday. Using her father's old camcorder to chronicle the hypocrisy she sees in adults, she begins to learn about life from the grumpy building concierge, Renee Michel. She begins to understand that there are allies to be found beneath the prickliest of exteriors.
Target Audience Note:
M - Suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen presentation
Language Note:
In French, with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Apartment dwellers > France > Paris > Drama.
Apartment concierges > France > Paris > Drama.
Friendship > France > Paris > Drama.
Paris (France) > Drama.
Barbery, Muriel, 1969- > Film adaptations.
Genre: Motion pictures, French.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.

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