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Ernest & Celestine Learning Resource

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Ernest is a hungry violin-playing bear and Celestine is a mouse who wants to be an artist but is studying dentistry! When these mismatched characters become friends, their friendship is met with prejudice and fear. 

Ernest & Celestine is a French film created by Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar and Benjamin Renner. (80 mins, PG for some scary scenes)

The film is based on a beloved series of children's books created by Belgian author and illustrator Gabrielle Vincent. 

Watch for free on SBS On Demand until 30 June.

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