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Ludovic - Visiting Grandpa

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It is summer and Ludovic is invited to spend a few days at Grandpa's farm. The little teddy bear is delighted to see his grandfather again but is saddened at the thought that Grandma is no longer with them. Grandpa must be feeling very sad because he has kept all her things in her sitting room. Ludovic is fascinated by this room filled with mementos. After a moment's hesitation, decides to go in. He sees Grandma's portrait and hugs it. He keeps returning to her sitting room and, little by little, grows accustomed to the loss of his grandmother. Her portrait come to life for him. He is able to kiss her, hug her and feel her warm embrace. He puts on her favourite music and dance together for a last waltz. Ludovic - Visiting Grandpa, directed by animator Co Hoedeman, is a touching tale about the closeness and understanding between a grandfather and his little grandson who gradually learn to accept the death of the beloved grandmother. Daniel Lavoie's score heightens the emotional effect of the film.

2001, 11 min 24 s

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Prix du jeune public - assorti d'une bourse de 2,500FF
Festival du court métrage pour jeune public
Du 2 au 12 avril 2002, Stains - France

Mention d'honneur - catégorie: Enfants et jeunes
Festival international du film et de la vidéo
Du 23 au 26 octobre 2001, Columbus - États-Unis

Prix du meilleur court métrage d'animation remis par le jury enfants
Festival International du film pour enfants (FIFEM)
Du 3 au 11 mars 2001, Montréal - Canada