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The Balad of Yaya

A Feature Film – 75′ – In Development

Synopsis

The Balad of Yaya

Based on the comics “La balade de Yaya de P. Marty, JM Omont, C. Girard et Golo Zhao” published by Editions Fei

1937. Yaya, a wealthy 9-year-old Chinese girl raised in the French Concession in Shanghai, loves playing piano, just like her mother. When the Japanese invade China, Yaya, not realizing her Music Academy entrance exam is cancelled, still tries to turn up. Her parents, who have accepted protection from the French Consul and were hoping to board the last boat to Hong Kong, now have to find their daughter in the occupied city. But Yaya, saved from an air raid by Tuduo, a street-smart urchin, believes she’s messed up and that her parents had to leave without her. So begins her long journey to Hong Kong to find them with her new friend Tuduo

Technical Form

In Development
Director | Cédric Babouche
Producer | Blue Spirit Productions

Screenplay | Patrick Marty, Marie Stéphane Imbert with the collaboration of Céline Ronté and Antoine Schoumsky
Oeuvre originale | Based on the comics “La balade de Yaya de P. Marty, JM Omont, C. Girard et Golo Zhao” published by Editions Fei

About the film | Cartoon Movie 2019 Selection – Projects in Development