World soundtrack awards
The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet
Archived: The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)

director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

composer: Denis Sanacore
With: Helena Bonham Carter (Dr. Clair), Robert Maillet (Giant Hobo), Judy Davis (G.H. Jibsen), Callum Keith Rennie (Father), Julian Richings (Ricky), Niamh Wilson (Gracie), Dominique Pinon (Two Clouds), Jakob Davies (Layton), Kyle Catlett (T.S. Spivet), Dawn Ford (Marge), a.o.

duration: 90 minutes
Suitable for children , Children, Family

Gala Premières and special events
Film Fest Gent - The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

A 12-year-old cartographer secretly leaves his family's ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother and travels across the country on board a freight train to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute.

The screening of THE YOUNG AND PRODIGIOUS TS SPIVET on Friday October 11th (at 2.30pm) will be followed by a director's talk with Jean-Pierre Jeunet (in French). Access to this talk is included in the ticket for the film


director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
composer: Denis Sanacore
producer: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
screenplay: Jean-Pierre Jeunet & Guillaume Laurant, based on the novel by Reif Larsen
Editor: Hervé Schneid
Cinematography: Thomas Hardmeier
sound: Jean Umansky

production company: Epithète Films

More info

subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
Country: France - Canada
year: 2013


JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET (1953): L'évasion (1978, short), Le Manège (1980, short), The Bunker of the Last Gunshots (1981, short), Pas de Repos pour Billy Brakko (1984, short), Things I Like, Things I Don't Like (1989, short), Delicatessen (1991), The City of Lost Children (1995), Alien: Resurrection (1997), Amélie (2001), Un Long Dimanche de Fiançailles (2004), A Year at the Front: Behind the Scenes of 'Un Long Dimanche de Fiançailles' (2005, video documentary), Micmacs (2009), The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)

Technical Specs

format: DCP-3D

Other festival films by director Jean-Pierre Jeunet

2009:Micmacs a tire-larigot
1984:Pas de repos pour billy brakko
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