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FRANCK LE CALVEZ, PASCAL ANDRE, ROBIN DELPUECH, CECILE ROLLAND & NADIA JOURAVLEFF.Nemo, the fishy star of Disney productions is right in the heart of a court case which began on the 23rd February 2005 heard in the 3rd civil chamber of the Tribunal de Grande Instance of Paris..The plaintiffs are accusing the American giant Disney of having blandly copied Pierror, the story of a clown fish created by the Frenchman Franck Le Calvez. His work, distributed by a small editing house, went on sale as early as 2002. An internet site devoted to Pierrot aired his story all over the world..The author was nursing the idea of doing a cinema adaptation and registered a scenario witht eh SADC in 1995. It was in 2003 that Disney studios brought out the film "Finding Nemo". The hero is a clown fish called Nemo, whose physical appearence and story contains a large number of similarities with that of Pierror..Since NemoÕs commercial success, bookshops have refused to put on sale Pierrot for fear of confusion. Accused of forgery, Franck Le Calvez is also undergoing financial loss. DisneyÕs lawyers claim that the proof of copying has not been supplied..The court will take its decision on the 20th April 2005..**UK SALES ONLY**.half length.Ref: MDS.www.capitalpictures.com.sales@capitalpictures.com.©O.Medias/Capital Pictures .

FRANCK LE CALVEZ, PASCAL ANDRE, ROBIN DELPUECH, CECILE ROLLAND & NADIA JOURAVLEFF.Nemo, the fishy star of Disney productions is right in the heart of a court case which began on the 23rd February 2005 heard in the 3rd civil chamber of the Tribunal de Grande Instance of Paris..The plaintiffs are accusing the American giant Disney of having blandly copied Pierror, the story of a clown fish created by the Frenchman Franck Le Calvez. His work, distributed by a small editing house, went on...
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