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Le Bechose

France, 1990 (MIFF 1991, Children's Film Festival)

Director: Samuel Zlatoff

Two boys receive a free gift in a gum packet, a powder that says 'add water'. At home one of them adds water and the result is a fast growing blue creature...but what is it?

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