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20TH edition NOVEMBER 24 TO DECEMBER 2, 2023

Minions: The Rise of Gru

Kyle Balda

USA, France, Japan

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Director's Biography

Kyle Balda was born in Tucson, Arizona, in 1971, An animator and film director, he is best known for co-directing the animated films The Lorax (2012) with Chris Renaud, and Minions (2015) with Pierre Coffin. He has also worked as animator on several films, among them Joe Johnston’s Jumanji (1995), John Lasseter’s Toy Story 2 (1999) and Renaud and Coffin’s Despicable Me (2010).

Fri 18/20h30/Place Jemaa El Fna

In the presence of the film crew

Long before he becomes the master of evil, Gru is just a twelve-year-old boy in 1970s suburbia, plotting to take over the world from his basement. When the infamous supervillain group the Vicious 6 ousts their leader, Gru attempts to join their ranks but soon finds himself the mortal enemy of the apex of evil. With Gru on the run, the Minions attempt to learn martial arts to help save him, and Gru discovers that even bad guys need a little help from their friends. Packed with subversive humor, Minions 2: The Rise of Gru features more thrilling action than any Despicable Me film ever!

Director Kyle Balda

Producer Chris Meledandri

Screenwriter Matthew Fogel

Editor Claire Dogson

Music Heitor Pereira

Gad Elmaleh, Claudia Tagbo, Omar Sy, Gérard Darmon, Jonathan Cohen

roduction Company Illumination Entertainment

International Sales Universal Pictures International

Distributor Pathe BC Afrique


USA, France, Japan