The Swallows of Kabul (Les Hirondelles de Kaboul) is a watercolor-styled 2D animated feature from France, currently scheduled for release in 2019.
French producer Les Armateurs (The Triplets of Belleville, Ernest & Celestine, The Secret of Kells) launched a Facebook page for the film yesterday. Here is the test teaser for the film that was produced a few years ago:
Swallows is notably directed by two women: French actress-turned-director Zabou Breitman and Eléa Gobbé-Mevellec (designer on Lastman and animator on films like The Rabbi’s Cat, The Prophet, and April and the Extraordinary World). Adapted from a 2002 bestselling novel by Yasmina Khadra, here’s the synopsis for the film version: