GKIDS has unveiled its new English dub of My Life as a Zucchini (Ma vie de courgette), the Swiss-French stop motion hit that won best animated feature at the European Film Awards and was nominated for a Golden Globe.

The new dub of the 66-minute film, headlined by Will Forte, Nick Offerman, Ellen Page and Amy Sedaris, will launch at the Sundance Film Festival, starting today in Park City, Utah, and opens in the U.S. on February 24.

My Life as a Zucchini has been a breakthrough hit for Barras, a first-time feature film director. The film, which follows the experiences of a group of kids living in a foster home, screened in the Director’s Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival, and won both the Feature Film Cristal and Audience Prize at Annecy earlier this year. It has also been selected as Switzerland’s entry for the foreign language Academy Award.

Made on a modest US$8 million budget, the film has a winning script by Céline Sciamma (Girlhood, Tomboy) and squeezes much charm out of its lo-fi stop motion technique. Zucchini was produced by Rita Productions, Blue Spirit Productions, Gebeka Films, and KNM, in coproduction with the RTS-Radio Télévision Suisse, SRG-SSR, France 3 Cinéma, Rhône Alpes Cinéma, and Helium Films.

For a list of cities and opening dates, see MyLifeAsAZucchini.com. Here is a behind-the-scenes look at the stop motion production:

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