The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
May 13, 2004 at 7:00 and 10:00pm in 26-100, and
May 15, 2004 at 7:00pm in 26-100.
Adopted by his grandmother, Madame Souza, Champion is a lonely little boy.
Noticing that the lad is never happier than on a bicycle, Madame Souza puts him
through a rigorous training process. Years go by and Champion becomes worthy of
his name. Now he is ready to enter the world-famous cycling race, the Tour de
However during this cycling contest two mysterious men in black kidnap
Madame Souza and her faithful dog Bruno set out to rescue him.
Their quest takes them across the ocean to a giant megalopolis called
where they encounter the renowned "Triplets of Belleville," three eccentric female
music-hall stars from the '30s who decide to take Madame Souza and Bruno under
Thanks to Bruno's brilliant sense of smell, the brave duo are soon on to
Champion's trail. But will they succeed in beating the devilish plans of the evil
"A sophisticated, wholly original brand of animated storytelling that manages
to be at once deliriously eccentric and deliciously sinister."
-- Jan Stuart, Newsday. Read
(Description from the official
Best Animated Feature
Best Music, Original Song