Ernest & Celestine (International) (imdb display title) (English title) / (Italy) (imdb display title)
ERNEST & CELESTINE is an animated film by directors Benjamin Renner, Stéphane Aubier and Vincent Patar. The screenplay and dialogues are made by the French writer Daniel Pennac. Presented at Cannes in 2012 and released in Italian cinemas on December 20th, the film tells the story of the friendship between Ernest, a bear who dreams of becoming a musician and Celestine, a little mouse that does not want become a dentist. The Italian voices of the two protagonists are those of Claudio Bisio and Alba Rohrwacher.
The soundtrackis composed by the famous French cellist Vincent Courtois (he studied with Frederic Lodéon) and the song that gives the title to the film, "La chanson d'Ernest et Célestine", is played by Thomas Fersen who also plays two other songs. Courtois is not new to this kind of experience. In fact, he also composed the soundtrack of the movie "It had to be you" in 2007.