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UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum present

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

A seashell with one googly eye and a pair of shoes.
June 9, 2024 - 11:00 am

All Family Flicks screenings are free admission. Seating is first come, first served. The Billy Wilder Theater opens 15 minutes before each Family Flicks program.

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

U.S., 2022

Marcel is a tiny, adorably plucky and curious shell who lives alone with his grandmother in a big but cozy house. With the help of a filmmaker who discovers him, Marcel begins a search for his long-lost extended family in this wonderful and wise, Academy Award-nominated take on surviving and thriving in the modern world from the perspective of a most unexpected hero. 

DCP, color, 90 min. Director: Dean Fleischer Camp. Screenwriters: Dean Fleischer Camp, Jenny Slate, Nick Paley. With: Jenny Slate, Dean Fleischer Camp, Isabella Rossellini. 

Recommend for 8+

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