My life as zucchini based on the book „Autobiography of a zucchini“ Gilles Paris. Courgette is the French word for Zucchini. His premiere of animation film by Claude Barras in May 2016 in series Director's Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival. „My life as zucchini“ revolves around a nine year old boy, the nicknamed zucchini and grows up in a household with an alcoholic mother, the beats him. After her sudden death, zucchini friends with the police to Raymond, of him in his new home, a children's home, brings. In the home Zucchini learn other children know, which also come from difficult backgrounds. Dealing with these special girls and boys is not always Slightly, but with them he tried together, its place in the world, to find friends and a new family.