Shorts
Wonderful Wacky Wolves

Loups tendres et loufoques


Online: Monday, February 14–Monday, February 21, 2022

Ages 5 & Up

Wolves stories for the little ones




​​A seriously vain wolf, a wolf cub who wants to try hunting on his own, and a little wolf who loves the company of others… Wonderful Wacky Wolves revisits the storybook image of these sometimes misunderstood animals with delightful humor and poetry.

6 shorts, 45 min

I am So Handsome​ (C'est moi le plus beau)

Dir. Anaïs Sorrentino and Arnaud Demuynck, France, 2018, 5 min, color
In French with English subtitles

One fine morning, Mr. Wolf wakes up in an unusually good mood. He spruces himself up and sets off for a walk so that everyone can confirm that he is indeed the most handsome creature around! He soon becomes sorely disappointed!

I am the Strongest​ (C'est moi le plus fort)

Dir. Anaïs Sorrentino and Arnaud Demuynck, France, 2018, 5 min, color
In French with English subtitles

Mr. Wolf has just enjoyed a fine dinner. Full and happy, he goes for a walk in the forest, just to make sure that everyone can see that he is indeed the strongest creature around! Until he meets his match in a tiny little toad-like thing.

The Hungry Little Wolf (Trop petit Loup)

Dir. Arnaud Demuynck, France, 2017, 8 min, color
In French with English subtitles

A cute but over-confident wolf cub decides one day that he is big enough to go hunting on his own. He sets out to find prey, but all seem to be too big for him… or rather too cunning. This loose adaptation of a Russian children’s tale, The Little Wolf, is a tongue-in-cheek romp with lots of laughs at the wolf cub’s expense.

The Big Bad Wolf is Back (Le retour du grand méchant Loup)

Dir. Pascale Hecquet, France, 2019, 10 min, color
In French with English subtitles

The Big Bad Wolf is back and firmly intends to resume his usual bad behavior. He is disillusioned when he comes upon Little Red Riding Hood, on her way to her Grandmother’s, with a tray of cakes. “Things change, you know!”, she exclaims. This is indeed what he finds out when he meets Grandma and the gamekeeper.

Big Wolf & Little Wolf (Grand Loup & Petit Loup)

Dir. Rémi Durin, France, 2018, 13 min, color
In French with English subtitles

Big Wolf lives quite contentedly alone under his tree. One day he sees a Little Wolf approaching him who seems determined to keep him company. But Big Wolf has no need for company. He likes the quiet and his simple routine. At least, that’s what he thought… Loosely based on the beloved kid’s book by Nadine Brun-Cosme & Olivier Tallec and published by Flammarion jeunesse.

A Walk in the Woods (Promenons-nous)

Dir. Hugo Frassetto, France, 2017, 4 min, color
In French with English subtitles

Five wolf cubs are playing in the woods and teasing Daddy Wolf who is getting ready to go out and “eat them all up!” A musical take on a famous French children’s game.